EUNICE~It is with the heaviest hearts and great sadness that the family announces the death of Raymond Carter Klumpp, an incredible husband, a wonderful father, son, grandfather, and a deeply good man who left us unexpectedly on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Acadian Medical Hospital. He was 55. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile. Entombment will follow in the St. Augustine Mausoleum with Father Keenan Brown Celebrant.
Raymond known to many as “Carter” was an Agriculture Specialist with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. He farmed for twenty plus years. Education was so important to him. He could fix anything and he helped anyone as well as giving his advice. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and especially time spent with his beloved family. He will be missed dearly by everyone and his memory will live on in all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of thirty one years, Dana Klumpp of Eunice; along with two children, Matthew Klumpp and wife, Toni of Lake Charles and Samantha Klumpp and fiancé, Lance of Scott, He also leaves his father, Raymond Ray Klumpp and wife, Cassie of Eunice; his two sisters, Amber Taylor of Lafayette and Kelly Renner and husband, Joel of Houston; a Godchild, Julius Paul Sonnier; a nephew, Brandon Taylor; a step-granddaughter, Kinzy and his father-in-law and wife, Daniel and Tina Blackford of Harwood, TX; as well as extended family and dear friends. "The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained."
He is preceded in death by his mother, Shirley C. Klumpp and mother-in-law, Rebecca Wright.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Tuesday, January 28th from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm and again on Wednesday, January 29th from 8:00 am until 10:30 am. Deacon Gary Gaudin will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm on Tuesday.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.