Dennis Albert Billiot, 68, a native and resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Ocala, Fla.
The family requests that visitation be observed Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, 5-10 p.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City with a Rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume Monday, Oct. 17, at 8 a.m. until time of dismissal at Hargrave Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City. Dennis will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery. During graveside services the Morgan City Police Department will honor their brother-at-arms for his years of dedicated service to Morgan City, and the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad will preside over military honors.
Dennis retired from the Morgan City Police Department as a patrol officer and proudly served in the United States Army. He also enjoyed playing racquetball in the Police Olympics, where he won many awards. Dennis will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda Teston Billiot of Morgan City; his two sons, Dennis Randall “Randy” Billiot of Denham Springs, and Patrick Shane Billiot and his wife Melanie of Berwick; his daughter, Monica Tudorache and her husband Gabriel of Seattle, Wash.; two brothers, Joe J. Billiot of Berwick, and Sidney Billiot of Broussard; two sisters, Daisy Billiot of Morgan City, and Betty Young of Franklin; three half-brothers, Ernest Billiot of New Iberia, Preston Billiot of Morgan City, and Willard Billiot of Houma; four half-sisters, Anna Daigle of Pierre Part, Nat DeHart of Berwick, Lily Torres of Berwick, and Madina Billiot of Morgan City; a sister-in-law, Diane Nafziger; and five grandchildren, Brock, Courtney, and Megan Billiot, and Ethan and Grayson Tudorache.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Billiot; his mother, Daisy Davis Konesky; his stepfather, Walter Konesky; his brother, Eugene Billiot; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carl and Ernestine Teston.