Robert J. "Bob" Amond

Written by Cole Williams on . Posted in Obituaries

Bob passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at his residence at the age of 86.

He was a retired Operator with the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation with 25 years of service and the WBR Parks and Recreations Department with 19 years of service. He was a resident of Port Allen and a native of False River. Visiting was at Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 5 to 9pm and resumed on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 8:30am until Rite of Christian Burial at 10am, conducted by Deacon Bob McDonner. Interment was at False River Memorial. He is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Judy and Glyn Villere of Pride, Sylvia and Melvin Duval of Port Allen, and Christine and Al Sonnier of Erwinville; sons and daughters in law, Barry and Susan Sellers of Baton Rouge and David and Rhonda Sellers of Brusly; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sisters, Ida Mae Pinsonat and Daisy Courville; and a special friend Laura Orillion. Preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Robillard Amond; his second wife, Jessie Sellers Amond; parents, Albin and Christine Guerin Amond; sisters, Ludie Jarreau, Udell Bonaventure, Una Jarreau and Lillian Koster; and brother, Eddie Amond. Pallbearers will be Roger, Johnny and Larry Amond, Earl Jarreau, Barry and David Sellers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Villere, Keith Sonnier, Dylon St. Romain, Frank Merrick, Judge Robin Free and Mike Cazes. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who also loved to cook. He cooked for City Reserve Police for 15 years and also catered for many weddings and parties. The family would like to extend special thanks to Frank Merrick and family for all the wonderful years of hunting they did. Special thanks to Pointe Coupee Home Health and all of his Nurses there, especially Brandi and Lori, also to his sitters, Edwina, Cynthia and Fatina for all their loving care. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at

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