News December  3, 2022

Funeral Services Set Saturday For Louisiana Horseman Rusty Trahan, Sr.

Funeral services are set Saturday for Rusty Trahan, Sr.

© Courtesy David Funeral Home

ABBEVILLE, LA—DECEMBER 19, 20190—-A Mass of Christian Burial for Rusty J. Trahan Sr., 67, will be Saturday (Dec. 21) at 11:00AM at St. Mary Magdelen Catholic Church with Father Manny Fernandez officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.

Visitation will be in David Funeral Home of Abbeville Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. with recitation of the rosary at 7:00PM. Visitation will resume Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time.

Rusty, a native and lifelong resident of Abbeville, passed away Wednesday December 18, at Carpenter House in Lafayette after a four and a half year battle with cancer.

He raised Quarter Horses and was a member the American Quarter Horse Association and the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders’ Association. He will be named Honoree of the 2020 Relay For Life. He loved to cook and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Rusty was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He never met a stranger and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Trahan of Abbeville, his sons, Tobin Trahan and longtime partner Nick Ciminelli of New Port Richey,FL, Rusty Trahan Jr. of Abbeville, daughters, Tessa Frederick and husband Milford of Shreveport, Oreline Bodin and husband Blaze of Maurice, Amber Trahan and husband Kerry of Meaux, Hanna Dartez and husband Raymond III of Meaux, 2 sisters, Judy Mouton and husband Glenn of Abbeville, and Shelly Tippy of Lafayette, 12 grandchildren, Blake, Cade, Ashtyn, Christian, Trevor, McKenzie, Karter, Gavin, Jackson, Sawyer, Lincoln, and Brantley.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Preston and Gladys Bergeron Trahan, 4 sisters, Verline Broussard, Joyce Granger Danton, Sylvia Bunn, and Gwendolyn Trahan Ewing, and 2 grandchildren, Gage Trahan, and Reese Baudoin. Serving as his Pallbearers will be David Guidry, Damian Trahan, Jerome Bellard, Arnold Trahan, Blake Frederick, and Cade Frederick.

Serving as his Honorary Pallbearers will be Christian Broussard and Trevor Broussard.

David Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements 2600 Charity Street Abbeville, LA 70510 (337) 893-3777.

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