A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, March 6 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Rickey Melancon, 59, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, who passed away on March 3, 2015 at 7:53 p.m.
Visitation will be from 12:30 till 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church. Burial will be at a later date, body will be cremated.
He is survived by wife of 35 years, Terrie Johnston Melancon; daughter, Angela Melancon Guidry and husband Jared; grandchildren, Ryland and Aubrie Guidry; brothers, Roland Melancon, Jr. and Frank Terrebonne and wife Missy; sisters, Carolyn M. Toups and husband Buddy and Cheryl Melancon.
He was preceded in death by parents, Roland Melancon, Sr. and Dolcina Serigny Melancon.
Rickey was a lifetime shrimper. He loved being with his grandchildren. He took pride in being a jack-of-all-trades.
Posted on Thu, March 5, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette