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Ernest Cebert Mendoza

by KQKInews
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The staff of KQKI is saddened to announce the passing of our friend of many years, Ernest Mendoza. Known as “Ernie – The Bug Man”, he was not only a friend to KQKI, but he served as a co-host of Trading Post, serviced the KQKI studios as our exterminator and pulled the KQKI float for local Mardi Gras parades.  Please join us in keeping Ernie’s family in your thoughts and prayers.

A GoFundMe account has been established to assist with funeral expenses, Please click here to donate. 

Full Obituary:

Ernest Cebert Mendoza, 73, a resident of Bayou L’Ourse, passed away peacefully, Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Ochsner St. Mary.

Ernest was born February 2, 1949, in Morgan City, the son of Ralph Cebert Mendoza and Agnes Hebert Mendoza.

Ernest loved motorcycles and was in a motorcycle club. He also enjoyed being outdoors.

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his mother, Agnes Mendoza of St. Amant, LA; four children, Ernest Mendoza and wife Leann of Rockmart, GA, Dawn Labeouf of Gray, LA, Karen Toups of Gray, LA, Scott Mendoza of Atlanta, GA; two step-children, Dwayne McClendon and Donna McClendon; one brother, Ricky Dean Mendoza and wife Nancy; six grandchildren, Kersti, Tristin, Kayla, Derick, Ashley, and Matthew; numerous great-grandchildren.

Ernest was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Mendoza; wife, Helen Hall Mendoza; mother of his children, Wanda Ann Hebert; three brothers, Ralph., John, and Larry Mendoza; sister, Elizabeth Ann Mendoza; step-son, Jack McClendon.

Graveside services and burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Morgan City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Twin City Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

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