EUNICE~It is with the heaviest hearts that the family of Adam "Brother" Johnson announces his passing on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in the comfort of his home with loving family and friends by his side. He was 88. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Adam was known by his close friends and family as "Brother". He was a retired pipeline superintendent as well as an avid community activist. He enjoyed cooking, camping, cruising, and spending his free time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was very giving of his time and energy whenever any family member or friend needed help. He will be truly missed by all the lives he has touched and was loved by anyone who ever met him.
He was a loving husband for sixty four loving years to Patricia Leonards Johnson of Eunice; a wonderful father to three loving daughters, Melinda Johnson Valenta, Colleen Gustin Ardoin and Michelle DeRouen and husband, Jeff all of Eunice; a wonderful brother to Rena Dupre of Eunice; a loving and wonderful grandfather to six grandchildren, Dody Redmann and husband Dr. James, Amy Ortego and husband, Dustin, Crystal Prejean and husband, Eric and Adam Gustin and Jade Pelican, Lance DeRouen and wife, Brooke and Lindsey DeRouen; twelve great grandchildren; as well as extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Terrance and Amelia Moreau Johnson; infant daughter, Mary Ann Johnson; four brothers, Lawrence, Leo, Leonce and Fred Bellow; five sisters, Pearl Prudhomme, Thelma Higginbothan, Mable LaFleur, Belle Bellow and Elma Manuel. "While we are mourning the loss of a loved one, others are rejoicing to greet him."
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 10:00 pm and again on Tuesday, April 18th from 8:00 am until time of services.
May he rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Dennis Lavergne Norma Johnsons son, LA
I was so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences to you Pat and all of your loving family. I loved Brother dearly and he will be missed. My love to all.
Dru RozasEunice, LA
Brother was a fine man I'll miss seeing him around
Patrick J FreyEunice, LA
Always a delight and joy to be around. A beautiful spirit and smile. A sweet sweet man. I'm very sorry for your loss. May God be with you during this difficult time.
Dina KuhnKaty, TX
We both are very sorry about the loss of her brother. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Steve and Katy Jo ThompsonLake Forest California,
My deepest sympathy with you and your family
Ray and Lisa ArdoinEunice, LA
My deepest condolences.
Cheryl Bergeron DevillierLafayette, LA
We love this dear extended family of ours,what a precious man,Fly High Brother for you surely are an angel in heaven now, as you were on earth .Hugs to all my sistas,an Pat Love y'all Deb and Denis Kentwood, La
Debbie StewartKentwood, LA
Thinking and praying for all of you. Wow, 64 years of marriage Mrs. Pat-that's truly a testament to your vows. Melinda, Colleen, and Michele- you daughters were his pride and joy!! He loved life, loved living it and certainly loved sharing it with his family and friends. I know how much all of you will miss him, but what wonderful memories he has left filled with fun, joy and laughter!! Truly a blessing.
Pam JoubertEunice, LA
My sincere condolence to Pat and "Brothers" loved ones.
Vernon McManusEunice, LA
our prayers are with all the family during this time.
Raymond &Diann ValentaNeedville, TX
Farewell my friend until we meet again. https://www.facebook.com/kathy.brown.583/posts/10208919366963402
Adles JoubertLafayette, LA
Deepest condolences prayers for all
A wonderful man and father. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Goodbye Brother Adam you are in Jesus arms.
Melissa ReedEunice, LA
Prayers for the family.
Roy E. & Charletta GustinFredonia, KS