Loubert O. Sonnier

November 11, 1939 - April 30, 2015


Loubert O. Sonnier, loving husband and father, passed away on April 30, 2015 at his residence surrounded by family.  Mr. Sonnier, 75, of DeRidder, LA, donated his body to the Will Body Program of Tulane University Medical School.  He was born in Basile, LA and resided in Sulphur, LA for a number of years before moving to DeRidder for the past 6 years. 


 He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie W. Sonnier and Emma Fruge Sonnier; wife, Joyce LeBlanc Sonnier;  brothers, Sidney, Lawrence,  and Raymond Sonnier.  He is survived by his son, Tommy J. Sonnier and wife Debbie Daniels Sonnier of DeRidder, LA; daughter, Christine F. Suarez and husband Wilford J. Suarez of Sulphur, LA; grandchildren, Diana Sonnier Evans and husband Ed Robert Evans, Joshua Suarez and wife Monica Brown Suarez, Justin Sonnier,  Andrew Suarez, Matt Suarez and wife Jessica LeBlanc Suarez, Marla Suarez Snyder and husband John Snyder, Ericka Harvey, Michael Harvey, Sandy Harvey Broxson and husband Skyler Broxson, Jamie Harvey, Corie Harvey; sisters, Marie June Ella Sonnier Hornung, Diane Lou Mary Bishop, and Helen Ann Stine; great grand children, Morgan Snyder, Hayden Snyder, Jayce Walker, Wyatt Evans, Bayleigh Suarez, Lucy Suarez and numerous nieces and nephews.  


Mr. Sonnier was a U.S. Army Veteran serving 4 years in the service of our country.  He then became a heavy equipment operator, industrial painter, and spent 26 years in oilfield industry, then 12 years as Long-haul truck driver, and retired from Turner Industries.


No memorial service is planned at this time per Mr. Sonnier’s wishes.

Loubert O. Sonnier