Theral “Sonny” Anthony Blanchard, age 83, a resident of Houma, passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 surrounded by loved ones.
Sonny is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Iona Liner Blanchard; children, Jennifer DeRoche and husband Jeff, Amanda Domingue and husband Eddie, Matthew Blanchard; grandchildren, Jenaye DeRoche, Allyson Domingue, Dylan Domingue, Jeffery DeRoche, Spencer Blanchard, Jayce Blanchard, Justin DeRoche, Jordan DeRoche, Eli Blanchard; sister, Virgie Price and husband Harold; and numerous extended family members.
Sonny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend that will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by all who were blessed to know him. He was a joyous man who always had a joke and left you smiling. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cooking at the family camp. He was a family man that coached his children and attended many of his grandkids sporting events. He was a devout Catholic at St. Gregory Catholic Church and proudly served his country in the US Navy.
His family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Maronge and the staff at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Dr. Richard Haydel, and the staff at Haydel Hospice for their care and support.