Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for John Gilbert LaDouceur


03/15/1952 - 11/22/2017


John Gilbert LaDouceur, age 65 of Topton, NC passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

He was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Lawrence and Marna Carney LaDouceur. John worked for Ford Motor Company and OMC. He loved to fish and could fix anything. John was a member of Valleytown Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wonderful mother in law, Barbara Roper, where he is now spending time with her and one sister, Ruthie George.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie LaDouceur; two sons, John M. LaDouceur and wife Ady and David LaDouceur; three daughters, Emily LaDouceur, Christine Hohstadt and husband Allen and Adrienne Phillips Erickson and husband Jay; one brother, Larry LaDouceur and wife Angie; one sister, Beverly Lowry and husband Jon; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Red Marble Baptist Church in Andrews. Rev. Patrick O'Dell and son, David LaDouceur will officiate. Music will be provided by Lisa Morrow and Debbie Wood. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be John LaDouceur, David LaDouceur, Allen Hohstadt, Jay Erickson, Luke Morrow, Bobby Stalcup and Larry Flowers.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Red Marble Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family to help with expenses.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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