Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Moreauville, Louisiana, for Luddie B. Rachal, Jr. with Father Brian Seiler officiating. Visitation will be from 8:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in the church with a rosary following. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery #1.
Luddie, “Burrhead”, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Luddie and Doris Mayeux Rachal and died August 30, 2021, at Hilltop Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pineville, Louisiana.
Luddie graduated from Moreauville High School. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, camping, and cooking. He was co-owner of Rachal Furniture Company and spoke Cajun French with his customers. Always smiling, Luddie enjoyed putting smiles on others’ faces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luddie and Doris Rachal. He is survived by his sons, Andre Rachal (Kayla) of Moreauville and Bart Rachal (Lauren) of Plaucheville, Louisiana; grandsons Kaden Rachal and Drew Rachal of Moreauville, Khoen Rachal and Walker Rachal of Plaucheville; sister Brigitte Laborde (Randy) of Ville Platte, Louisiana, and niece, Randi-lynn Laborde of Boston, Massachusetts.
Pall bearers will be Andre Rachal, Bart Rachal, Randy Laborde, Stanley Lemoine, Bryan Bordelon, and Chad Rachal.
The family thanks the staff of Hilltop Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pineville, Louisiana and the staff of Guardian Hospice Care of Alexandria, Louisiana for their attentive care to Luddie.
Escude Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.