Lester Joseph Millet, Jr.
Published 1:55 pm Thursday, October 21, 2021
Lester Joseph Millet, Jr. entered into eternal life on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, due to complications following heart surgery. He was born on April 22, 1939, to the late Maria Levet Millet and Lester Millet, Sr. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Judy Belle Vicknair Millet; his sons, Lester Millet, III, and Leandre Millet; his daughter, Winnie Millet D’Angelo; his daughters-in-law, Vicki Poche Millet and Courtney Porteous Millet; his son-in-law, Leonard D’Angelo; his seven grandchildren, Leonard D’Angelo, Robert D’Angelo (Megan), John D’Angelo, Lester Millet, IV, Christopher Millet (Emily), Leandre “Michael” Millet, Jr. (Kati), and Jeffrey Millet (Jessica); and one great grandchild, Leo Millet. Lester was a native of Garyville, Louisiana. He resided his entire adult life in LaPlace, Louisiana. He dedicated himself to public service, serving multiple years as Assessor, Sheriff, and Parish President of St. John the Baptist Parish. He also owned multiple businesses. He spent the last few years of his life managing the care of his beloved wife of over sixty years and childhood sweetheart. He will be sorely missed by his family that he was devoted to his entire life, as well as by many dear friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral mass to be held at St. Peter Catholic Church on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 12:00 noon. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and internment will follow the Mass in St. Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to Magnolia Community Services, 100 Central Avenue, Jefferson, Louisiana 70121, www.mcs-nola.org.
Rose Lynn Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling his arrangements.