Barry Anthony Aucoin Sr., age 85, a native and resident of Bourg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Charlene Falgout Aucoin; sons, Barry Aucoin Jr. and wife Jan, Joey Aucoin and wife Lee; daughters, Dyana Smart and husband Chris, Amy Aucoin and husband Michael “Mike” Prymula; brother, Roy Aucoin Jr. and wife Patricia; sister, Linda Kay Hutchinson and husband Larry; brother-in-law, Sonny Falgout; sister-in-laws, Gayle Falgout, Gaynell Harwell, Linda Hebert; and grandchildren, Evan Aucoin, Erica Aucoin, Wyatt Aucoin, Robin Aucoin, Rachel Smart, Charlotte Prymula; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend that will be deeply missed and remembered by all who knew him. He served his country in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 1st Airborne Battle Group, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division - The Screaming Eagles. He retired as a Production Foreman for Texaco after 40 years. He was also a Texaco Retiree Member. Barry was an avid fisherman, enjoyed camping and working with his hands, and had a beautiful singing voice; however, most of all, he loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was especially proud of his Cajun French heritage.
His family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner for the care and compassion that they showed Barry and his family.