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Raymond Melvin Broussard, Jr.February 17, 1950 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 67)
Raymond Melvin Broussard, Jr. of Campbellsville was born on February, 17, 1950 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Legenia (Guillory) Lambert and the late Raymond Melvin Broussard, Sr. He departed this life on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the VA hospital in Lexington. He was 67 years, 3 month, and 23 days of age. He professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. Mr. Broussard had a love for outdoor activities such as tennis, golf, and gardening. Raymond was a numbers genius and enjoyed solving mathematical problems. With a passion for learning, he also held a masters in history from the University of Louisville. He absorbed historical information and relayed it at every chance. He served his country honorably in Vietnam (First Calvary Division- 4th Infantry Army) and was a true American hero.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: Michelle Broussard of Campbellsville
His mother: Legenia Lambert and husband Harold of Nevada
Five children: Aaron Broussard, and Andy Broussard, both of Nebraska, Sam Broussard and Olivia Broussard, both of Louisville, and John Smith of Richmond,
One brother: Michael Broussard of California,
Two grandchildren: Hannah and Lucy,
And a host of extended family and close friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Broussard.
There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Broussard on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Father Saju Vadakumpaden will be officiating.
Mr. Broussard will be laid to rest in the Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 13, after 5:00 PM EST until time for the service.