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Jules LaCour

May 19, 1945 ~ August 10, 2021

Lake Arthur

Funeral services for Mr. Jules Mayo LaCour, 76, of Lafayette will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Lake Church with Rev. Jay Alexius officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation for Mr. LaCour will begin on Thursday evening, August 12th at 4:00 p.m. and continue until 9:00 p.m.  A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 8:00 a.m. Friday morning and continue until 9:30 a.m.

Mr. LaCour was born on May 19, 1945, in Abbeville to Lloyd Henry and Mamie Marie Simon LaCour. He graduated from Lake Arthur High School in 1963 and in 1968 he graduated from McNeese State College with a BS in Business Administration.  In 1968 he purchased LaCour Lumber Company from his father and uncle.  He moved LaCour Construction to Lafayette in 1991 and continued business until his retirement in 2020.  He served on the Jeff Davis Parish Broadmore Drainage District as secretary/treasurer. Mr. LaCour was a member of the Acadiana Homebuilders Association, serving as President from 2002 to 2003.  He was Chairman of the Parade of Home in 2003.  He was the Chairman of Education and Governance in 2001 and was recognized as Builder of the Year in 2002.

He enjoyed following his grandsons around throughout their school sports career attending almost every game.  He also enjoyed hunting with his son and grandsons.  Mr. LaCour was an avid LSU fan.  Some may remember him fondly when he coached PeeWee and Little League baseball in Lake Arthur.

Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 56 years, Cathy Broussard LaCour of Lafayette; son, Jake LaCour and wife Darla of Lafayette; sister, Sherry Boudreaux and husband Kurt of Lafayette; and two grandchildren, Colby and Janssen LaCour.  He also had many cherished nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Roy LaCour and sister, Charlotte LaCour.

Services

Burial: Friday, August 13, 2021
11:30 am - 12:00 am

St. Anthony Cemetery

Funeral Mass: Friday, August 13, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

Rosary: Thursday, August 12, 2021
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Thursday, August 12, 2021
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Friday, August 13, 2021
8:00 am - 9:15 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

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  1. Dear Ms. Cathy, Jake, Darla, Colby, Janssen and family: We are so truly sorry for your deep loss! We will always fondly remember Mr. Jules and pray for God's comfort and peace to surround you all in the coming days. Sending our love and prayers, Tiffin and Gordon

  2. My deepest condolences to you Mrs. Cathy, Jake, Darla, Colby, Janssen, and family. Wishing you comfort and peace to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold in your heart.
    Jules was a great man, I will forever be grateful to him, his guidance, his love and support he has given to my son Colby . Colby looked up to him and loved him and enjoyed his time with his grandpa. Colby is who he is today because of Jules… Sending love and prayers… Dawn Sonnier Carpenter
    Coy and Cameron Broussard 🙏

  3. My deepest sympathy to you Cathy and your family…
    I am so very sorry to hear of Jules passing…
    May God bless all of you.

  4. Kathy & Family
    Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. As the former Executive of Acadian Home Builders, I can tell you that jules was a dedicated president, always having the best interests of the home building industry
    At heart. I will cherish fond memories of jules. He was a great guy and will be missed

  5. On behalf of the Acadian Home Builders Association, I want to express prayers and condolences to the Lacour family. Jules was with President of AHBA when I was hired in 2004. He welcomed me to the organization and to the HBA family and was so genuine and sincere in the way he spoke of his fellow members. His passion for the industry was an example to all. This industry, the AHBA and its members and this community are all better because of Jules.

  6. May the Lord be with all of you in this time of grief. I join many others in praying for all of you!
    I am one of Cathy's former co-workers and she was always talking about Jules and how wonderful he was!

  7. Cathy, Jake, Sherry and families: So sorry to hear of Jule's passing. I am very grateful to have grown up with the LaCour and Broussard families in Lake Arthur, on Lake Arthur, etc. Rest in peace, my friend, Jules.


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