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Emery Lee Joseph Elkins

Emery Lee Joseph Elkins

RAYNE--Funeral services for Emery Lee Joseph "Uncle Lee" Elkins, age 69, will be held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Rayne. Deacon Art Bakler will officiate for the service. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery No. 2, Rayne.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM in Gossen Funeral Home, Rayne, and will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until service time in the funeral home.

Mr. Elkins passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 in his residence.

Lovingly known to all who knew him as "Uncle Lee", Mr. Elkins was a fun-loving man who loved music and dancing, playing golf, and especially spending time with his family. He was a mentor to many young people. Mr. Elkins was manager of Fezzo's Restaurant in Scott prior to his retirement.

Survivors include his daughter, Keri Hebert and husband, Dustin of Lafayette; sons, Barry Elkins of Rayne, and Donovan Scott Elkins of Austin, TX; sister, Patsy E. Faul of Scott; grandchildren, Kylee Elkins, Kamryn Elkins, Triston Elkins, and Naomi Gaspard; and host of good friends.

Preceding Mr. Elkins in death were his son, Chad Elkins; and parents, Emery Joseph Elkins and Rousella Duplechin.

Serving as pallbearers are Barry Elkins, Phillip Faul, Dustin Hebert, Josh Melancon, David Doucet, and Joey Duhon. Named as honorary pallbearers are Tyler Benoit and The Fezzo's Family.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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