Frederick Lawrence Drouant, Sr. peacefully departed from this earth on September 25, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of love and cherished memories.
Born on April 9, 1935, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Frederick's life was a testament to the enduring values of family, dedication, and unwavering spirit. Throughout his journey, he exemplified the virtues of love, kindness, and a deep commitment to those he held dear.
Frederick's memory will forever be held dear by his surviving family members, including wife Joy Drouant, sister Beryl Neyrey, brother L.J. Drouant, daughter Laurie Solomon, daughter Cathy Drouant, daughter Tammie Whatley, son Frederick Lawrence Drouant, Jr., daughter Kelli Fenerty, and daughter Mary Ferry, 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Louis Drouant, mother Eunice Drouant, and brother Louis Drouant.
Frederick's devotion to his family was unparalleled. Alongside his wife, Joy Drouant of 68 years, they built a foundation of love and togetherness that withstood the tests of time.
An accomplished Square Dance Caller, Frederick's nimble feet and melodious voice guided dancers through graceful movements and lively rhythms. His talents brought joy to countless gatherings, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who had the pleasure of twirling to his calls.
In service to his country, Frederick answered the call of duty and proudly served in the United States Navy for four years. He participated in the sport of boxing during his time in the Navy.
Frederick's love for literature and the silver screen brought him solace and inspiration. Whether within the pages of a book or immersed in the captivating world of western movies, he found entertainment with each turn of the page or flicker of the screen.
Frederick found joy in the great outdoors during RV camping adventures both in the early days of raising a family and after retirement traveling the country with wife, Joy. These pursuits allowed him to bask in the beauty of nature and create lasting memories with loved ones.
In honoring Frederick's life, a private family burial will be held. His soul has now found eternal rest and may his memory serve as a guiding light for all who were fortunate enough to cross his path.