Oliver Joseph “Duke” Ducre Jr.
Oliver Joseph “Duke” Ducre Jr. departed this earthly life on Saturday July 18, 2015 at the age of 49. Oliver graduated from Alfred Lawless High School and worked many years at Olivia Waters sewerage plant. He was a member of Mt. Everest Baptist Church where he went on to serve as a deacon. Duke was born to the late Oliver J. Ducre Sr. and Wilhelmina Bienemy. He leaves to cherish his memory: his devoted wife, Shirley Robair Ducre. He was the loving father of Oliver (Artinna) and Zaire (Lemarcus) Evans and Shelita Evans-Stevenson (Samuel). Brother of Yolanda Donnell Ducre (Glennetta) and the late Clifford “Kippy” Ducre. Also cherishing his memory: his beloved grandchildren, Ovionna, Lil Oliver, Ivan Zaliver, Tasha, Tahja, Bentley, Brooklyn and Katrina; his aunts, Lillian and Shirley Bienemy, uncle, Shallon “Papa” Bienemy (Cheryl) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his stepfather, Harold “Hackey” Jessie; grandson, Deion Robair and aunt, Margaret Edwards. All family and friends were invited to attend the visitation and homegoing celebration on Saturday July 25, 2015 at Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion Funeral Home in New Orleans, LA. Interment: Promised Land Cemetery, Braithwaite, LA.