4/10/46 - 12/17/20

Herman Perry Laffitte, age 74, died peacefully at Mansfield Nursing Center on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

A Private Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Herman Perry Laffitte was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the funeral was Fr. John Paul Crispin. Interment was held at Carmel Catholic Cemetery in Carmel, Louisiana.

Perry was born on April 10, 1946 in Mansfield, Louisiana to Joseph Percy Laffitte and Mary Rambin Laffitte. He is the descendant of early settlers in DeSoto Parish. Perry served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He will have full Military Honors at the graveside service.

Preceding Perry in death are his parents; sisters, Mary Jo Cooper, Nan Bedsole, Peggy Strange, and Lana Hutto; brothers, Johnny Ray Laffitte and Mickey Laffitte. He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Sanders; sister, Kathy Snelling; grandchildren, Ashlynn Paige Sanders, Eddie Sanders, II., and Eli Sanders; special niece, Kitty Brown-Ellard; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Honoring Perry as pallbearers were Eddie Sanders, Greg Snelling, Kevin Bedsole, Robert Laffitte, Parker Bowlin and Peyton Bowlin.

The family would like to thank the Mansfield Nursing Center for the 25 years of love and care, and also to Superior Hospice for all of their care, love, and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to a charity of your choice.

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