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In Memory of

Floyd Niette

October 10, 1930 - May 18, 2017

Obituary


Floyd Niette, Sr., age 86, entered into eternal rest on May 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Elma LeBlanc Niette to whom he was blessed with 56 years of Sacred marriage. Loving father of Theresa N. Alonso, Floyd J. Niette Jr. and the late Joan N. Fury. Loving stepfather of Laura M. Shackford, and the late Michael L. Meridier. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Niette and Luevishia Free and his siblings, Luther Niette, Lee Niette, Lillie N. Moore, Ida N. Watson, Betty N. Buhler and Anne N. Cullefer. Also survived...

Floyd Niette, Sr., age 86, entered into eternal rest on May 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Elma LeBlanc Niette to whom he was blessed with 56 years of Sacred marriage. Loving father of Theresa N. Alonso, Floyd J. Niette Jr. and the late Joan N. Fury. Loving stepfather of Laura M. Shackford, and the late Michael L. Meridier. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Niette and Luevishia Free and his siblings, Luther Niette, Lee Niette, Lillie N. Moore, Ida N. Watson, Betty N. Buhler and Anne N. Cullefer. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, Cliff A. Parker, Loyston Guillory, Zachary Fury, Erika Niette, Nichole Niette, Floyd Niette, III, the late Clint A. Parker and other relatives.
Born in Robeline, Louisiana on October 10, 1930, he was a lifelong resident of Kenner, Louisiana and a resident of Chateau Living Center since September 2015.
Floyd proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was awarded the Korean Service Medal, UN Service Metal, National Defense Service Metal, Korean PUC, and a Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the VFW Post 6640 Metry. He retired as a welder with American Marine Corporation.
Floyd was a hard worker who enjoyed doing home improvement projects, gardening, welding and listening to Country and Cajun music. He was a man who enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and was a true craftsman who had a remarkable talent with his hands. Floyd was dearly loved, an amazing, kindhearted man with a heart full of gold who loved to help his family, neighbors and friends. He will be missed but never forgotten.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am and continue until the time of service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online guest registry available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.