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Dale Vead

November 30, 1961 — December 14, 2022

Hessmer

Funeral services for Dale Lambert Vead, 61, better known as “Jethro” will be held on Friday December 16, 2022, beginning at 12:00 pm in St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Hessmer with Fr. Edwin Rodriguez-Hernandez officiating.

Mr. Vead, a resident of Hessmer, passed away at his home on December 14, 2022. He was a very simple man leading a very simple life. He enjoyed cooking for his family and friends and just spending time with them. His pleasure was to hunt and be outdoors and he enjoyed working hard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Valley, Sr. and Reva (Lambert) Vead; granddaughter, Maci Vead; brother, Valley Vead, Jr.; mother and father-in-law, Earl and Betty Roy; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Roy Smith and Patricia Vead; brother-in-law, Johnny Roy.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years, Cynthia Roy Vead of Hessmer; daughters, Holly Ash (Joseph) of Hessmer and Nancy Vead of Hessmer; son, Gabe Vead (Courtney) of Hessmer; grandchildren: Zoe Lacombe, Dakota Lacombe, Harlee Ash, Louis Vead, Mason Ash “Cat Daddy”, Wyatt Gardner, and Millie Vead; brother, Gene Ducote of Moreauville; and niece, Kristie Vead. Numerous extended family and friends also survive him.

Visitation will be held at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura on Thursday, December 15, 2022, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a rosary recitation at 7:00 pm. Visitation will resume Friday, December 16, 2022 at 9:00am until 11:30am at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are, Gabe Vead, Matt Ash, Brad Juneau, Cory Juneau, Kristie Vead, Sydney Ducote, Ben Ducote, and Fabious Ponthier.

Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) of Mansura is in charge of the arrangements

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 15, 2022

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Mansura

6608 Porterie St, Mansura, LA 71350

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Visitation

Friday, December 16, 2022

9:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Mansura

6608 Porterie St, Mansura, LA 71350

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Funeral Mass

Friday, December 16, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church

3645 Main St, Hessmer, LA 71341

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