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Obituary: Dr. Lacy A. Marcotte – Faculty, Veteran – November 22, 2014

Lacy A. Marcotte

March 1, 1935  –  November 22, 2014

Memorial service for Lacy Anthony Marcotte of Thibodaux formerly of Cottonport will be held on Saturday, Decemeber 6, 2014 beginning at 11am at the Church of the Little Flower Catholic Church in Evergreen. Interment will follow at the St. Mary’s No. 2 Cemetery in Cottonport.


Lacy Anthony Marcotte, age 79, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Bailey House in Bunkie. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. Lacy was a graduate of ULL with honors, Master’s Degree from Northwestern University with honors, and a PhD from University of Georgia with honors. He was an advisor for Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, president of the International Reading Association, and president of Thibodaux Friends of the Library. Lacy was a professor and Department Chair in the College of Education at Nichols State University.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis & Lenore Marcotte; sisters, Rita M. Bordelon and Gladys M. Andress; nephew, Greg J. Lemoine.


Those left to cherish his memory are sisters: Illy M. Vigil of Baton Rouge, Theresa M. Lemoine of Bunkie, and Vera M. Wainwright of Metairie; nephews: Doug Miller of Baton Rouge, Michael Bordelon of Cottonport, James Lemoine of Flower Mound, Tx, Richard Lemoine of Pineville, Clint Wainwright of Houston, Tx, Mark Wainwright of Kenner, and Scott Wainwright of Metairie; nieces: Chantelle Blankenship of Bunkie, Janie McDonald of Baton Rouge, Glenda Gause of Houston, Tx, and Janet Barnett of Miramar, Fl.  

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Dr. Marcotte was a 1953 graduate of Evergreen High School and taught at Hamilton Laboratory School while on the USL College of Education faculty. He served in the Army from 1960-64.