Jesse Allen Blakeman, Jr.

Jesse Allen Blakeman, Jr., 86, of Dry Creek, LA (formerly Morgan City, LA), passed to eternal rest on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in DeRidder, LA.


He was born March 27, 1930 in Amelia, LA to the late Jesse A. Blakeman, Sr. and Annie Jackson Blakeman.  Jesse was a retired Assistant Chief of Police for the Morgan City Police Department.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 68 years, Eva M. St.Germain Blakeman; his son, Jesse G. Blakeman and wife Beth; his daughters, JoAnn Deborde and husband JR, Kathy Hebert and husband Ron; two brothers, Timothy Blakeman, Sr., Frank Blakeman and wife Euna; his sister, Ramona Crochet and husband Anthony; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren.


He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Roger Dale Blakeman; his brothers, Amoron Blakeman, Joseph Blakeman, James Blakeman; and his sister, Wendover Anne Domangue.


Visitation will be at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM with a rosary at 6:00.  There will also be a visitation continuing on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City, LA.  A funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM followed by a procession and graveside service at the Morgan City Cemetery. Jesse will be laid to rest next to his son, Roger.

Jesse Allen Blakeman, Jr.