Hillary “Buddy” J. Falgout Jr.

Hillary “Buddy” J. Falgout Jr., a resident of Lafayette, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Buddy was born November 2, 1935, in Morgan City, the son of Hillary J. Falgout Sr. and Agatha Veyre Falgout.

Buddy was a servant of God; he was a man full of faith who always put God first. Buddy had great character and integrity; he was well-known and everyone who knew him loved him. Buddy’s dry-wit was also a huge part of his personality and a favorite amongst friends and family. Buddy enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who were his world. Buddy was an avid LSU and Saints fan. He also served in the Army National Guard as a Team Leader for 8 years from 1952 to 1960.

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years, Lucy Thompson Falgout of Lafayette; two sons, Troy Falgout and wife Penny of Lafayette, Michael Falgout of Youngsville; seven grandchildren, Cade Falgout and wife Anna, Taylor Melancon, Taylor Falgout, Brett Falgout, Kaitlynn Falgout, Brooke Falgout, and Blakley Falgout; two great-grandchildren, Lucy Babineaux and Emmalou Falgout; one great-grandchild on the way; brother-in-law David Thompson and wife Martha; many nieces and nephews; and his dear friend and neighbor Jon Ryker who was like a son to him.

Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, Hillary Falgout Sr. and Agatha Veyre Falgout; and sister, Noelia Martin.

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, March 5, 2022, at Twin City Funeral Home. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Twin City Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. After services, Buddy will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery, where military rights will be rendered.

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