Robert Landry Obituary, Carencro LA, Hiker And Teacher Has Sadly Passed Away

Robert Landry Obituary, Death – Robert Paul Landry, age 51, of Carencro, Louisiana, left this world on July 17, 2023, doing what he loved most – traveling and hiking in national parks. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted in his honor on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with Father Alexander Albert as Celebrant.

Interment will follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery. Born on August 28, 1971, in New Iberia, Louisiana, Robert was the beloved son of Walter Sr. and Faye Webre Landry. He graduated from Jeanerette Senior High School in 1989 and pursued his passion for English and French by studying at the University of Southwestern Louisiana.

After earning a degree in English, Robert embarked on his teaching career, inspiring countless students with his passion for education. Robert’s thirst for adventure and knowledge led him to work at Yellowstone National Park and contribute to newspapers and magazines before returning to his true calling as an educator.

His warm and giving nature touched the lives of many, and his quick wit and humor brought smiles to all who knew him. As an uncle, Robert was cherished by his nieces and nephews, creating unforgettable memories on family trips to national parks and museums. Robert’s talents were boundless; a self-taught violinist, skilled renovator, and experienced hiker, he continually impressed others with his ability to teach himself various skills.

He had an insatiable curiosity, enjoying reading, woodworking, and painting. Robert’s zest for life and dedication to his family made him a true inspiration and a beacon of love. He is survived by his loving mother, Faye Webre Landry, and 14 siblings: Susan Derouen (Michael), Jennifer Landry Gary, Sandra Boudreaux (Hale), Michael Landry (Robin), Walter J “Wally” Landry Jr., Christine Landry, Julie LaBiche (Kip), Stephen Landry (Annette), Rebecca Napier (John), Timothy “Timmy” Landry (Virginia), Patrick Landry (Cara), Rachel Muffoletto (Brandon), John Landry (Calli), and Catherine Landry.

His godchildren, Thomas Gary, and Zachary Napier, held a special place in his heart, along with his 32 nieces and nephews and 22 great-nieces and great-nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Walter J Landry Sr., his paternal grandparents, Walter E and Dorothy Landry, his maternal grandparents, Roy and Bessie Webre, and his niece, Emily Landry.

Honored to serve as Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Derouen, Marcus John Gary, Brian Boudreaux, Andre Muffoletto, Zachary Napier, and Luke Landry. His six brothers will be honorary pallbearers. The family extends heartfelt gratitude to all friends and family for their love and support during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mr. Robert Landry’s honor to any Roman Catholic Church for masses said in his memory. Family and friends may sign the guest register book and/or send condolences at www.davidfuneralhome.org. Arrangements are entrusted to David Funeral Home of Jeanerette, 400 Provost St. 337-276-5151.

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