A native and resident of Rougon, he passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 24, 2014, at Pointe Coupee General Hospital in New Roads as the result of an automobile accident.
He was 73. Visiting was held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland on Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. celebrated by the Rev. Todd Lloyd. Interment in the church cemetery. Survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Keith Ashford, of Brusly, and Suzanne and Bobby Comeaux, of Lakeland; a son and daugther-in-law, Mike and Jamie Chustz, of Brusly; five grandchildren, Chelsea Hendrick and husband James, Hannah and Connor Chustz, Evan and Austin Comeaux; and great-grandchild, Carter Wesley Hendrick. Preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Mazie Chustz. Pallbearers will be Bobby Comeaux, Keith Ashford, Connor Chustz, Bobby Boudreaux, David Lancaster and Darryl Pourciau. Honorary pallbearers are Chelsea Hendrick, Hannah Chustz, Evan and Austin Comeaux, and Carter Hendrick. He was a member of Livonia Masonic Lodge #220. To sign the guest register, go to www.nilandfuneralservice.com.