Gerald John Barbier, 86, a native and resident of Morgan City, LA passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Gerald was born January 19, 1936 to the late Kenneth Paul Barbier and Mae Arceneaux Barbier. He married the love of his life, Carolyn Ann LeBlanc on September 25, 1955.
Gerald is survived by his four sons, Gerald S. Barbier and Julie Barbier, Brian Barbier and his wife Doris, Craig Barbier and his wife Carlyn and Reed Barbier and Christine Barbier; grandchildren, Brittany, Neil, Cassie, Candice, Calla, Chad, Courtney, Austin and Kristen; great grandchildren, Ava Grace, Colton, Layla, Trey, Kylen, Kylie, Hudsen, Eli and his sister Marcella German.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Carolyn LeBlanc Barbier; parents, Kenneth and Mae Barbier; grandson, Justin Barbier; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Gerald loved the outdoors leaving cherished memories of weekends at the hunting camp with his boys. He was a true jack of all trades and craftsman that could figure a way to build just about anything with perfection.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather that will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Pallbearers to serve are Gerald S. Craig, Reed, Neil, Chad and Austin. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brian Barbier and Trey Emminger.
A Time of Remembrance will be observed on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Hargrave Funeral Home and will resume on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 8:00am-10:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH in Morgan City at 11:00am officiated by Father Mike Tran. He will be laid to rest in Morgan City Cemetery mausoleum.