Jed Wilson Abshire

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February 16, 1977 ~ November 15, 2014

KAPLAN—Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014 at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church honoring the life of Jed Wilson Abshire, 37, who died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital. He will be laid to rest at Kaplan Cemetery with Reverend Matthew Barzare officiating the services.
Jed was a lifelong resident of Kaplan. During his life he enjoyed music, raising reptiles, spending time with family, and friends. He was a loving husband and father. He will be truly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Lindsay Broussard Abshire; one son, Aaron Russell Abshire; one daughter, Maria Linnette Abshire; his parents, Russell Wayne Abshire and the former Callie Cormier; two brothers, Christopher Jude Abshire and his wife, Sarah and Joshua Abshire and his wife, Kristen; one sister, Dawn and her husband, Matthew Vigneaux; his grandfather, Marcelius Cormier; four nieces, Cora Abshire, Krislyn Abshire, Myah Vigneaux, and Elise Hargrave; eight nephews, Sean Abshire, Blake Abshire, Blaine Abshire, Korban Abshire, Alex Abshire, Ethyn Vigneaux, Jacob Vidalier, Adam Vidalier, and Matthew Hargrave; one great niece, Mylee Abshire; close friends, John Menard and Shawn Lavalley; his in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Broussard; three sisters-in-law, Courtney and her husband, Brian Vidalier, Allison and her husband, James Jester, and Erika and her husband, Jason Hargrave; one brother-in-law, Nicholas Broussard; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends; and co-workers.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Velma Cormier; his paternal grandmother, Hazel Hebert Abshire; two nieces, Hailey Ann and Bailey Nicole Vigneaux; three uncles, Richard Abshire, Mahlan Abshire, and Wesley Abshire; and one aunt, Ellen Menard.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan, 300 N. Eleazar Avenue, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. with a rosary being prayed at 7 p.m.; Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 8 a.m. until services.
All funeral arrangements are being conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Kaplan, (337) 643-7276 [Service Information 225-5276]. Condolences may be sent to the Abshire family at


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