And Jesus said to him: "Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43.
Gordon Charles Hebert went home to meet his heavenly father at 8:33 p.m. April 19, 2014, at The Carpenter House of St. Joseph Hospice. Even through his courageous battle with cancer, he managed to live life to the fullest. He approached his sickness with positive attitude and often said "Don't worry be happy. He was 63, a resident and native of Brusly, and had retired as a switchman from the Union Pacific Railroad. Visiting was held at First Baptist Church of Port Allen on Tuesday, April 22, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting resumed at the church on Wednesday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. conducted by the Rev. R.E. Clark. Entombment in the St. John the Baptist Church Mausoleum in Brusly. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Joyce Smith Hebert; mother, Earline Schexnayder Hebert; two sons, Gordon Charles "Chuck" Hebert Jr., and Michael Hebert and wife Leslie; two sisters, Kathy Hix, and Arlene Triche and husband Woody; three brothers, Danny Hebert, Richard "Dickie" Hebert and wife Cathy, and Brent Hebert and wife Gwen; and three grandchildren, Savannah, Paris & Ali Hebert. Preceded in death by his father, J.C. Hebert Jr.; sister, Odette Hebert; and sister-in-law, Ginger Hebert. Pallbearers will be Johnnie Levert, Joe Marino, Paul Wayne Ramagos, Earl Smith, Johnny Smith and John D. Timman. The family would like to give thanks to Hospice In His Care and the Carpenter House. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the First Baptist Church of Port Allen Building Fund. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories at www.wilbertservices.com.