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David Lemoine

October 13, 1942 — May 5, 2021

Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Saturday, May 8, 2021 for David E. Lemoine, 78, who passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Father Andrew Killeen will conduct funeral service and be celebrant of the Mass.

Entombment will take place at Sacred Heart Mausoleum.

David E. Lemoine was born on October 13, 1942 to Joseph Jennings Lemoine and Anita McDaniel Lemoine.  David was a Honorably Discharged Veteran of the United States Army where he was stationed in Korea.  He was a graduate of Ville Platte High School.  He went on to get a degree in education from Southern University.  He worked at Cabot as a maintenance supervisor for over 38 years.  As dedicated as he was to his job, he always found time to come home for lunch or supper.  He was a great provider for his family and loved them immensely.  David was a family man who gave his children and grandchildren the advice they needed, and he taught them difference between wants and needs.  David and his wife Barbara were avid golfers.  They traveled the southern states playing golf.

David also had an extensive ball cap collection.  His grandchildren gifted him many ball caps over the years. He enjoyed everything outdoors from hunting, fishing, and cooking to coaching and umpiring baseball games.  David’s greatest joys in life were his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and especially the love of his life, Barbara.  His family and friends will miss him dearly, but rejoice in knowing he is celebrated in heaven.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara Lemoine; sons, Joseph Dale Lemoine of Lake Charles and Joseph Vic Lemoine of Surprise, Arizona; daughter, Rachel L. Davis of Ville Platte; sister, Lucille McDaniel; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Jennings Lemoine and Anita McDaniel Lemoine.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM.  A rosary will be recited by Father Tom Voorhies on Friday evening at 6:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may send condolences to the Lemoine family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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