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Oliver "P" Stanford, Ii

September 15, 1963 — July 7, 2022


IOTA~ On Thursday, July 07, 2022, Olivier “P” Stanford, II passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes in Lafayette at the age of fifty -eight years.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 09, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iota. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with Father Jude Thiery, Celebrant.

Olivier was born on September 15, 1963 in Crowley to Oliver Stanford and Mona Doucet. He enjoyed fishing and watching LSU, but mostly he loved his family and friends. He will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him especially his wife of twenty -one years, Crystal Stanford of Iota; father, Oliver P. Stanford of Eunice, mother, Mona Cormier of Iota; son, Blake Best and wife, Ashley of Ft. Bragg, NC; two daughters, Tasha Hardy Best and wife, Desiree of Cankton and Cassie Broussard and husband, Carey of Iota; two brothers, Joshua Stanford and Jason “Jake” Stanford both of Eunice; sisters, Amy Stanford, Laurie Cifelli and Heidi Cifelli all of Eunice; godchildren, Dillon Launey, Brianne Stanford and Braylon Cormier as well as extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by two sisters, Roxie Stanford and Emily “Angel” Stanford.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Iota on Saturday, July 9th from 9:00 am until time of services.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard Street, (337)779-3083 is in charge of arrangements.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

9:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ardoin's Funeral Home

840 Howard St, Iota, LA 70543

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

604 St. Joseph Ave, Iota, LA 70543

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