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Robert Morris Trepagnier was born on July 18, 1924 in Lakeland, LA. He
entered into eternal life on December 9, 2016 at the age of 92. Son of
the late Emile Trepagnier and Valentine Irene Gosserand- Trepagnier.
He was the beloved husband of Saluta Chustz Trepagnier. Father of John
Dwight (Lynn), James Kirk and Paulette Ann McKissic. The brother of
the late Roland Trepagnier (Shirley), the late Raymond Decuir
(Meredith), and the late Bernice Gauthier (Dennis). He is survived
by 5 grandchildren: Safiyya T. Wright (Eric), Damien Brooks, Amber
Trepagnier, Jason McKissic and Mariah Trepagnier; 10
great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and
nephews. Robert was also beloved and claimed by many, especially Avis
Trepagnier and Eric Duhe.
Robert was always a hard worker. After relocating to New Orleans, he
worked many jobs and eventually retired from Shelton Building
Materials where he was the warehouse manager. He went on to manage
Trepagnier Body & Fender with his brother. Robert was a member of
Corpus Christi–Epiphany Catholic Church. He loved to watch “cowboy”
movies, work in his garden, and was an avid story-teller; but there
was nothing he loved more than the presence of his family and friends.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Corpus
Christi/Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., on Saturday,
December 17, 2016 at 10 AM with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 9 AM.
Interment St. Louis No. 3.
Visitation 8 AM IN THE CHURCH.