EUNICE-It is with heavy hearts that the family of Bobby Reed announces his passing on Friday, September 16, 2022, at the Acadian Medical Center at the age of 74. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Eunice with burial to follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Bobby was a veteran and served proudly in the United States Army and was retired from the Dorsette Concrete Company. He was an outgoing guy who enjoyed music, dancing, being outside, and loved to have a good time. Bobby especially enjoyed spending time with his family and will be missed dearly by everyone who knew and loved him especially his wife, JoAnn Brett Reed of Eunice; his four children, Richard Barnard, III and wife, Vanessa of Georgetown, TX, Robyn Michelle Smith and husband, Matthew of Richmond, VA, John Russell Barnard and wife, Suzanne of Rock Round, TX, and David W. Barnard of Pasadena, TX; his brother, James “Tee” Reed of Eunice; his sister, Rebecca Martin of Leonville; eight grandchildren, Cody and Travis Barnard, Bridgette and Richard Barnard IV, Charlotte and Nathan Barnard, Eva JoAnn Smith and Trent Bearb; his Goddaughters, Angela Bearb and husband, Chad of Rayne and Sondra Young of Mamou; as well as extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his son, Bill Strait, Jr.; parents, Kirby and Eve Thibodeaux Reed; and a sister, Mary Lou Vige.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Sunday, September 18th from 2:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and again on Monday, September 19th from 8:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm Sunday evening.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337) 457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.