Donald “Duck” Joseph Bonvillian, Sr., age 84, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. He was a native and resident of Houma, LA.
Duck is survived by his sons, Donald Joseph Bonvillian, Jr. and Wayne Paul Bonvillian; daughter, Charmane M. Bonvillian and companion, John LeCompte; brothers, Alvin Bonvillian, and Charles Bonvillian, Sr. and wife, Judy; grandchildren, Chad Labat, Stephanie L. Dardar and husband, Devin; great-grandchildren, Kohen R. Labat, and Ridge P. Dardar; godchild, Chuck Bonvillian, Jr.
Duck served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Latex drilling as a tool pusher. He enjoyed fixing things, raising doves, and pigeons, and spending time with family and friends. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.