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Leroy Joseph Prejean
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1919
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 2004
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Leroy J. Prejean
November 30, 1919 - July 2, 2004

Son of
Joseph Elie Prejean
Georgiana David Prejean

Widower of
Cleymey Guilbeau Prejean

Father of
James Prejean
Jeannette Prejean Foret

Grandfather of
Lisa Lifsey
Timmy Prejean
Maggie Prejean

Great-Grandfather of
Hailey Renee Lifsey
Tylor Jerriel Lifsey
Blake Michal Lifsey

Step-Grandfather of
Angie Green
Michelle Foret
Mike Foret
Mackenzie Foret
Skyler Green
Hannah Foret
Hunter Foret
Brandie Foret

Step-Great-Grandfather of
Stephanie Prejean
Lindsey Prejean

Claudia Prejean Chiasson
Lucy Prejean Menard
Jeanne Prejean Bernard
David Prejean
Sidney Prejean
Esteve Prejean
George Prejean
Vivian "Lula" Prejean Mouton

CARENCRO - Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2004, at a Mass in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for Leroy Joseph Prejean, 84, who died at 1:10 a.m. Friday, July 2, 2004, in Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.

Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Bill Melancon, pastor of St. Peters Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.

Musical selections will be provided by Charlotte Jopling, accompanied by Phyllis Simar on the organ. Mr. Prejean was a native of Carencro and lived there for most of his 84 years. He was a farmer as well as employed by Montgomery Wards in Lafayette for over 10 years. He was a parishioner of St. Peter Catholic Church. A veteran of the military, Mr. Prejean had served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include one son, James Prejean and his wife, Patsy, of Corpus Christi, Texas; one daughter, Jeannette Prejean Foret and her husband, Michael (Mickey), of Carencro; three grandchildren, Lisa Lifsey and her husband, Kevin, of Carencro, Timmy Prejean and his wife, Christy, of Lafayette, and Maggie Prejean of Corpus Christi, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Hailey Renee Lifsey, Tylor Jerriel Lifsey and Blake Michal Lifsey; eight step-grandchildren, Angie Green, Michelle Foret, Mike Foret, Mackenzie Foret, Skyler Green, Hannah Foret and Hunter Foret; and two step-great grandchildren, Stephanie Prejean and Lindsey Prejean; and three sisters, Claudia P. Chiasson, Lucy P. Menard and Jeanne P. Bernard, all of Carencro.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleymey Guilbeau Prejean; his mother, the former Georgiana David; his father, Elie Prejean; four brothers, David Prejean, Sidney Prejean, Esteve Prejean and George Prejean; one sister, Lula P. Mouton and one step-grandchild, Brandie Foret.

Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, Louisiana 4615 N. University Avenue was in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Joseph Elie Prejean (1879 - 1929)
  Georgina David Prejean (1884 - 1972)
  Cleymey Guilbeau Prejean (1920 - 1997)
  David Prejean (1907 - 1989)*
  Vivian Prejean Mouton (1909 - 1978)*
  Lucy Prejean Menard (1913 - 2006)*
  Leroy Joseph Prejean (1919 - 2004)
  Sidney J Prejean (1919 - 1994)*
  Jeanne Prejean Bernard (1922 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77637655
Leroy Joseph Prejean
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Leroy Joseph Prejean
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
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 Added: Oct. 4, 2011

- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Oct. 4, 2011

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