Steven Paul Lacombe
July 12, 1952  -  May 8, 2018

Steven Paul Lacombe

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Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport
625 Main St.
Simmesport, LA  71369
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8:00am to 11:00am
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Christ the King Catholic Church
657 Main St.
Simmesport, LA  71369
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Christ the King Catholic Mausoleum
657 Main St.
Simmesport, LA  71369
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Funeral services for Mr. Steven Paul Lacombe of Simmesport will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Visitation will be at the Escude Funeral Home in Simmesport from 8 a.m. to 11 am. followed by a funeral mass at Christ the King Catholic Church in Simmesport with Father Paul Kunnumpura officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home of Mansura.
Born on July 12, 1952 to Merlin and Doris Roy Lacombe, Steve was a cherished brother to Faye, Tommy, Bubba, and Sue. He married his high school sweetheart, Helen Plauche Lacombe, and had two daughters, Angie Lacombe Huff and Jill Lacombe Gaspard. Mr. Lacombe served as a long time employee and President of Simmesport State Bank for 44 years. He also served several terms on the Avoyelles Parish School Board from 1991 to 2006, the Simmesport Chamber of Commerce, and Christ the King Finance Committee. As an advisor, banker, and a friend, he touched the lives of numerous families and supported countless businesses over the years, locally as well as beyond Avoyelles. He enjoyed boating, hunting, farming, and spending time with his family. Mr. Lacombe, age 65, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, with his beloved wife and daughters by his side. His family and friends will remember him with heartfelt affection for his generous nature and love of his fellow man and deep admiration for the strength and tenacity he showed at the end of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merlin Lacombe, Sr. and Doris Roy Lacombe; and his brother, Tommy Lacombe. Those left to cherish his memory and carry his legacy include his devoted wife of 44 years, Helen Plauche Lacombe of Simmesport; two daughters, Angelle (Max) Huff of Prairieville and Jill (Travis) Gaspard of Zachary; one brother, Merlin “Bubba” Lacombe, Jr. of Prairieville; two sisters, Faye (Bruce) Juneau of Moreauville and Sue (Kevin) Lemoine of Zachary; 9 grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to be made in Steve’s honor to The Suzanne Wright’s Foundation at for pancreatic cancer research.


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  1. Janet Lambert Rinaudo
    St. Francisville, LA

    So sorry to hear about your loss.
    Thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your family, Helen. Steve will be greatly missed. He was such a kind and generous man. Janet Lambert Rinaudo

  2. Louis and Sandra Scott
    Lettsworth, LA

    Helen, and family, we both grew to love Steve as a friend and as our banker! As everyone else , we too thought he was a good man. He will be greatly misssd by so many! He has been in our prayers for some time. We will continue to pray for your family, as will our church, Tabernacle baptist Church.

  3. Kimberly Warren
    North Augusta, SC

    My deepest sympathy for the loss of Mr. Steve. Praying for God's grace in this sorrowful time.

  4. Michelle Stone
    Prairieville, LA

    Angie and Jill, I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.❤️

  5. Ellen Steele Foote
    West Memphis, AR

    Our thoughts are with all of you. So sorry for your loss.

  6. Wj chenevert
    Lafayette, LA

    Steve was a good man. Rembering our days as kids ... high school, football .... is was a different time a great time. Condolences to his family .

  7. Dana Rice Gebhart
    New Roads, LA

    I am so sorry for your loss. He will be with you always. Love you.

  8. Wanda Peavy Cumella
    Louisville, KY

    He lived a good life, he helped many, he was a good husband, father and grandfather, he fought the good fight and now he will reap his reward in HEAVEN. Steve RIP, my dear friend, your journey is over but your beautiful memories by all who knew you will be cherished by all you touched.
    Helen, my sweet, beautiful, gracious friend, behind every good man is a GREAT WOMAN, and you my sweet was certainly that to and for him. I love you dearly and you and your family are in our prayers.

    Wanda P. Cumella

  9. Marcia Lemoine Rodriguez
    Plantation, FL

    Sorry to hear of your loss.
    Prayers for Steve and your family.

  10. Belinda snyder
    Krotz Springs, LA

    Praying for your comfort. Steve was blessed and blessed many. He will be sadly missed

  11. Carlo Canal
    Cottonport, LA

    So Sorry for your loss . Steve was a very good person!

  12. Sheila Mayeaux Kight
    Nashville, TN

    Thinking of all you at this time. I have wonderful memories of cheerleading and football games shared with your family. You will be ever in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Linda Kimble
    Simmespirt, LA

    My deepest and sincerest condolences to Helen, Angie, Max, Jill, Travis, and grandchildren. Your memories will keep Steve alive in your hearts.

  14. Judy Albarado
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Angie, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Daddy. Prayers for you , Jill and your Mother,. Take care, Love you! Rumsey and Judy Albarado and Angelle, Emily and Brian Ducote.

  15. Judy Albarado
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Angie, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Daddy. Prayers for you , Jill and your Mother,. Take care, Love you! Rumsey and Judy Albarado and Angelle, Emily and Brian Ducote.

  16. Patricia Warren Peterson
    Blytheville, AR

    Prayers for you all during the loss of Mr. Lacombe.

  17. Patsy Austin
    St Amant, LA

    Our condolences for your family
    Patsy & Grover

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