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Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Hugh Joseph Eymard, Jr., 75, a native and resident of Galliano, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2016. Private services will be conducted at a later date.

Mr. Eymard is survived by his wife, Valentine Masters Eymard; children, Dwayne Eymard, (Charlene), Todd Eymard, Monica Macera (Troy, Sr.) and Rachael Kirke, (Jason); grandchildren, Matthew, Eric, Emily, Cory and Alexxis Eymard, Troy, Jr., Andrew, Austin, Mary, Christopher, Kimberly, Adam Macera, Brittany Lackey, and Katarina Kirke; great grandchildren, Mya Haydel and Hunter Eymard; and brother, Walton Eymard.

Hugh was preceded in death by his father, Hugh J. Eymard; mother Berthelia E. Eymard; step-father, Emile P. Bruce; sister, Patsy Eymard; brother, Roland Eymard; and grandson, Brandon Eymard.

Hugh was the owner of several businesses in the New Orleans area and Galliano. He was a Mason and a Shriner and a supporter of various charitable organizations. He was also an avid fan of the LSU Tigers. Hugh enjoyed fishing and hunting, however his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

Donations may be made to his favorite charity, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Galveston, DUGGS Account, 815 Market St., Galveston, Texas 77550-2725. An online guestbook is available at