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Allen "Cookie" Frank Despaux Jr.

July 23, 1941 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Allen “Cookie” Frank Despaux Jr. was born on July 23, 1941.  He departed this earthly life on Monday, September 20, 2021.  He was 80 years old. 

Husband of Natalie Baer Despaux. Father of Kevin Despaux, Michael Despaux (Amelia) and Lauren Despaux. Grandfather of Ashley Despaux Loga (Brad), Madison Despaux and Jerry Despaux. Great-grandfather of Lexi Loga and Logan Loga. Brother of Rebecca Despaux. Uncle of Courtney Mistich. Stepfather of Levi Baer (Ashley), Sabrina Baer (John) and Dylon Baer (Madison) Step-grandfather of Jasmine Caban, Sadie Caban and Emma Baer. He was born in Buras, Louisiana and graduated from Buras High School where he excelled in athletics. He attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His love of athletics continued through his life with the Plaquemines Parish Recreation Program. He resided in Buras until Hurricane Katrina and had been a resident of Houma for fifteen years.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. 

He was preceded in death by his first wife Carolyn Armstrong Despaux, his son Barry Despaux and his parents, Allen and Mildred Buras Despaux Sr.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the celebration of life services on Friday, October 1st., 2021, at St. Patrick Catholic Church located at 28683, LA – 23, Port Sulphur, LA 70083.  The visitation will begin at 9A.M. followed by a 10A.M. Mass.  Father Gerard Stapleton will officiate, and entombment will follow at Our Lady of Good Harbor Cemetery in Buras LA. The family will also receive guest for a visitation on Thursday September 30, 2021, at Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 LA – 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037 from 6P.M. until 8P.M.

Due to COVID – 19, everyone in attendance MUST wear a facemask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing. 

Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA- 23, BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037 (504) 208 – 2119

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robinson Family Funeral Home
9611 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Visitation
Friday
October 1, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
28683
Port Sulphur, LA 70083

Funeral Mass
Friday
October 1, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
28683
Port Sulphur, LA 70083

Please note
**Facemask Required**
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