|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1994|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2012|
Obituary provided by FAG volunteer In Memory Of "Cat" Joseph (#47481114)
CARL "C.J." RICHARD, JR.
NOVEMBER 15, 1994 - NOVEMBER 22, 2012
Carl "CJ" Richard Jr., age 18, a native and a resident of New Iberia died Thursday, November 22, 2012, at Lafayette General in Lafayette at 8:30 a.m.
Carl Richard Jr. was born on November 15, 1994, in Iberia Parish to Carl Sr. and Ava Richard. Carl Jr., lovingly called C.J., was the third born and the youngest child of the family. C.J. attended schools in Iberia Parish where he actively participated in sports, competitively and recreationally for many years. He played Little League Baseball, Iberia Youth Football, and he was a Louisiana Certified Soccer Referee and a NIRD Summer Counselor.
As a teenager, C.J. became an active member of the St. Edwards Catholic Church Youth Group. His role of Jesus Christ in the Passion Play was inspirational to him and his family as they remember him reciting and practicing his part for the Good Friday Service. As a senior at New Iberia Senior High School, C.J. was a member of the school 's Spirit and Prom Committee. He really looked forward to working with his classmates on these committees. C.J. loved people and he loved spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed sharing messages and words through texting, playing the X Box and just sitting around and talking.
C.J. leaves to remember and cherish his memories: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Richard,Sr. (Carl and Ava), two sisters Angela and A 'Caila Richard, two nieces Makyli and Makynzi Green, one godchild Dylan Green, all of New Iberia, his maternal grandparents, Elizabeth and Milton Joseph Jr. of Jeanerette and his godparents Dr. Rev. Darren Sophus Sr., Ms. Shirley Haggray, Mr. Stanley Haggray Jr. and Ms. Dedra Smith. C.J. also leaves Javonna and John Walker Sr. of Savannah, Ga., his biological grandparents, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many many friends including his special friends Trevor Jolivette, Allisson LaSalle, Brianna Sanders, Brice Jones and Bryce Broussard.
C.J. was preceded in death by: his great-grandparents Bertha and Solomon Richard, Mary and Felix Gilbert, Leola and Louis Lockette, grandparents Joyce and Abraham Richard, Griffin Paul Williams Sr., Uncles Donald and Solomon Richard,Griffin Jr. and Darrel Williams, one aunt Bertha Richard and cousins Tywanda and Tyrone Brown, Seante Haggray and Samuel Udomeh.
The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Numbers 6:24-26.
Created by: Catahoula Hound
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
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