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Raymond Joseph Melancon, 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, LA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 pm Friday with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Lefort Melancon; son, Tommy (Ann) Melancon; daughters, Carla Melancon, Lorna (Tony) Eymard; grandchildren, Misty, Braeli, Braden, Natalie; great granddaughter, Aaliyah and brothers, Chester and Loyman Melancon.

He was preceded in death by his son, Glenn Melancon; parents, Jules and Odile Blanchard Melancon and sisters, Linda Thibodaux and Doris Casbon.

Raymond was a former Police Jury member. Member of the Lafourche Parish Cattleman’s Association; Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society; member Levy District, Lafourche Parish Drainage District #1. He was also the co-owner of South Lafourche Crawfish Farm and co-owner of Highland Subdivision.

Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.