September 15, 1979 – July 28, 2021
A loving son, brother, uncle and friend, Chad David Felterman was raised in Patterson, where he graduated from Patterson High School as Valedictorian of the class of 1997. He then moved to Baton Rouge to attend Louisiana State University, where he received three degrees, his Bachelor’s degree of Science in 2002 and his Bachelor’s degree of Civil Law and Juris Doctor and passing the Bar Exam in 2005. He then went on to receive his Master’s degree in Business Administration.
The eldest of three children born to Danny and Linda Felterman, Chad had a love for life and wanted to spend every moment with his family and friends. He was affectionately called ChaCha by his niece, nephews, and godchildren, whom he simply adored and loved spending time with.
He began his career with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections on August 13, 2007, where he was currently employed as a budget director. Some of his favorite pastimes included fishing, going to the camp, Mardi Gras, casino trips and hanging out with family and friends.
Chad passed away at the age of 41 on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, surrounded in love by his family at Ochsner Baton Rouge Hospital from complications of Covid-19 pneumonia. He will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate to have known him in life.
His memory will forever live in the hearts of his parents, Danny Felterman and Linda Barr Felterman; his sister, Katie F. Schexnayder and her husband Ian; his brother, Tyler Felterman and his wife Dayna; his paternal grandfather, Fulton C. Felterman; niece and godchild; Riley Kay Felterman; nephew, Eli James Schexnayder; nephew and godchild, Hudson Daniel Schexnayder; godchildren, Addison Boudreaux and Anthony Prima; his beloved Golden Labradoodle, Ellie; as well as numerous, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Sylvia Folse Felterman; his maternal grandparents, Harold Macon Barr Sr. and Ida Rebecca Mills Barr; and three uncles, David J. Felterman, Jon M. Felterman, and Harold M. Barr Jr.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson during an 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial, which will be live streamed on Ibert’s Mortuary’s YouTube Channel via www.iberts.com. Following the Mass, Chad will be laid to rest in St. Joseph Cemetery. Monsignor J. Douglas Courville, JCL will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services. Serving as pallbearers will be Ben Felterman, John Darce, Billy Boyles, Will Kornegay, Austin Clancy, Eric Loewen, Denis Ricou, and Patrick Wilkerson, with Nicholas Boudreaux as honorary pallbearer. The family requests visiting hours be observed Saturday at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson from 9:00 a.m. until dismissal time of 11:00 a.m.
Family and friends may view the obituary online by visiting www.iberts.com and are encouraged to share their condolences, cherished memories, love, and support for the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.