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Roy John Prejean
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1928
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 2007
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Roy John Prejean
(October 27, 1928 - February 26, 2007)

Son of
Ferdinand Prejean
Celine Babineaux Prejean

Husband of Fifty-four Years to
Elsie Prejean Prejean

Father of
Mike "Swifty" Prejean
Peter Prejean
Debbi Prejean Trahan
Suzanne Prejean Richard

Carroll Prejean
Lena Prejean Dugas
Milton Prejean
Earline Latour
Enola Prejean Latour

Maternal Grandparents
Emilien Babineaux
Melvina Blanchard Babineaux

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 1, 2007 at a 1:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for Roy John Prejean, age 78, who passed away Monday, February 26, 2007 at 10:25 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Harold Trahan, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Lafayette, will officiate at the services. Readers will be Mike Prejean and Carol Ann. Giftbearers will be Holly Menard and Julie Russo.

Musical selections will be provided by Sal Melancon, accompanied by Jason Bergeron on the fiddle.

Mr. Prejean was a native of Carencro and a resident of Lafayette. He was a barber for 26 years and was owner and operator of LaBoutique A Roy in Carencro for 8 years. He was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Lafayette and St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro. Mr. Prejean was a veteran of the military having served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was also an avid country music song writer.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, the former Elsie Prejean of Lafayette; two sons, Mike "Swifty" Prejean and his wife, Eva Nell, of Lafayette and Peter Prejean and his wife, Janie, of Baton Rouge; two daughters, Debbi Trahan and her husband, David, of Carencro and Suzanne Richard and her husband, Mike, of Lafayette; fifteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one brother, Carroll Prejean of Carencro and one sister, Lena P. Dugas of Carencro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ferdinand Prejean and mother the former Celine Babineaux, both natives of Carencro; one brother, Milton Prejean and two sisters, Earline Latour and Enola Latour.

Pallbearers will be Christian Brugman, Blayne Prejean, John Daigle, Amos Daigle, Jacob Daigle and Shannon Savoie. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Cuellar, Blake Trahan, Patrick Trahan and Ty Brugman.

Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue was in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Ferdinand Prejean (1903 - 1971)
  Celine Babineaux Prejean (1905 - 1988)
  Enola Prejean Latour (1924 - 2005)*
  Milton Prejean (1927 - 2001)*
  Roy John Prejean (1928 - 2007)
  Carrol W Prejean (1931 - 2013)*
  Erline Prejean Latour (1936 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Evangeline Memorial Gardens
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Dec 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62981962
Roy John Prejean
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
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 Added: Jan. 20, 2011
Rest in Peace
- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Dec. 16, 2010

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