Kyle Jude Poirier

Cecilia – Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at a 3:30 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in St. Joseph Catholic Church for Kyle Jude Poirier, 31, who passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, in Yazoo City, Miss.
Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Deacon Art Bakeler of St. Genevieve Catholic Church will officiate at the services.
Kyle was a native of Breaux Bridge and a resident of Cecilia. He has been employed as a truck driver since 2010 and was most recently employed with ELS Trucking. He was a member of the APA Pool League in Breaux Bridge. An avid outdoorsman, Kyle was most passionate about duck hunting and enjoyed camping and fishing with his friends and family.
Survivors include his wife of six years, Brittney Ward Poirier; one son, Donald “D.J.” Joseph Poirier; two daughters, Ava Claire Poirier and Rilley Rae Poirier, all of Cecilia; his mother, Donna Poirier and her husband, Eric “Rambo” Cogswell Sr. of Henderson; his maternal grandmother, Antonia Poirier of Arnaudville; one sister, Chelsie Cogswell Calais and her husband Kade Anthony of Cecilia; two nephews, Kanden Jude Calais and Kysen John Calais; his mother-in-law, Caroline Ward; and his sister-in-law, Heather “Hank” Ward of Manhattan, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Donald “D.J.” Joseph Poirier; his father-in-law, Charles “Chuck” Ward Jr.; and his brother, Eric Cogswell, Jr.
A rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Wednesday at at the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 12 noon until 9 p.m. Wednesday and will continue from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday.
Pallbearers will be Kade Calais, Jerome Taylor, Steve Poirier, Josiah Harrison, Mark LeBlanc and Mark Poirier. Honorary pallbearers will be Monroe Horton, Michael Poirier, Beau LeBlanc and Houston Wheaton.
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Melancon Funeral Home of Arnaudville, 224 Main Street, (337-754-5725) is in charge of arrangements.

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