EUNICE~With deep sadness the family announces the passing of Anthony "Tony" Fuselier on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Lafayette General Medical Center at the age of 64, surrounded by his family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Msgr. Romero Celebrant.
Tony’s priorities were The Lord, St. Ed's and family. He was a Safety Project Manager, a former Chief of Police, enjoyed cooking and doing for others. He was an honorary sideline trainer for at least thirty five years as well as one of the founders of the Joe Nagata Memorial Jamboree. Tony was a good and faithful servant. He will be truly missed by all the lives he has touched.
Tony was a loving brother to four siblings, Denise Nelson, Michelle Andrus and husband, Mike and Patrick Rainville all of Eunice and Scott Neal of TX; a wonderful godfather to Scott Nelson, Ivan Rainville, Lindsay Cleland and William Nelson, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Cagey and Willie Mae Fuselier and a nephew, Ross Michael Andrus.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice, on Monday, April 17th from 10:00 am until time of services on Tuesday. Father Abadie will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm Monday.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Edmund School, Tony Fuselier Scholarship.
You have my deepest sympathy. His memories will live on. God bless.
Mr. Tony you were a wonderful person and touched many lives. You will be truly missed here by your Ruby's family. Gone but never forgotten we all know you are now an angel watching over us from heaven...
Your time here on earth has finished Big T, but your time in heaven is just beginning. Your smile and huge personality will be missed and I am honored to be considered a friend. Our thoughts and prayers are sent to your family as we mourn your loss. The jobsite in Hackberry is very somber as we are missing your presence. RIP sir, We love you!
Bryan & Wendy FotiCrowley, LA
My condolences to Tony's loved ones. Tony was indeed a special person with a generous and happy heart and constant smile. I am grateful for having known him.
Vernon McManusEunice, LA
Tony gave his all every day of his life. He had a loving and generous heart, and his actions showed it. The world was a better place with him in it. He will be missed.
Paula And Joe JacobiMandeville, LA
So very sorry to hear of Tony's passing. Tony was one of a kind and will be missed by everyone who knew him. Tony always had a smile on his face and never met a stranger. Rest In Peace old friend, you earned it......
Robert LaneIowa, LA
Your work in earth is done. I know the "man upstairs" has a special seat waiting for you because of your generosity and the good work that you did for others during your lifetime. Prayers for your family. R.I.P. Big T.
Randy DupreYoungsville, LA