Staward Roy Simon, 92, of Marksville
Memorial services for Staward Roy Simon will be held on 12 noon on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Marksville. Interment will be at a later date.
Staward, age 92, died peacefully at his home with his family by his side. He was a native of Lafayette and a longtime resident of Marksville. He was a retired farmer, cattleman and avid gardener. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and very proud of his service to his country.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ostone and Whitney Simon; brothers, Louis Simon, Emery Simon and sister Yeola Newton. He was also preceded in death by his second wife, Alice M. Simon.
He is survived by his two daughters, Judy (Johnny) Regard of Marksville, Kathy (Keith) Rousseau of Broussard; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother, Dallas Simon of Lafayette; and two sisters, Florence Trahan of Lafayette and Ina Alleman of Lafayette. He is also survived by his first wife and mother of his children, Lee Shockley of Pineville.
The family would like to give a special thanks to his loyal and longtime friend, Sonia Guillot.
Friends may visit from 11:00 am until service time on Sunday.