John Willis Calcote Jr.,(Billy) born on November 20, 1937 (age 83) entered into eternal rest on Saturday November 6, 2021. Mr. John Willis Calcote Jr. (Billy) was a native of Kentucky, lived in Metairie for many years and recently resided in Abita Springs, La. for the past 15 years. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Calcote for 59 ½ years. Father of Sonya Calcote Buerger (husband, Michael), John Calcote III (wife, Jody), C. Vincent Calcote, Raymond Calcote (wife, Temple), Scott Calcote (wife, Rhonda). Grandfather of George Deroche Jr., Garret Deroche, Greg Deroche, Jenny Deroche, Michael Buerger Jr., Luke Buerger, Kristen Calcote Bordelon, Jaclyn Calcote, John Calcote, Mathew Calcote, Katie Calcote Flowers, James Calcote, Gracie Calcote, Rochelle Calcote, Raymond Calcote Jr., Blake Calcote, Scott Calcote Jr. Great Grandfather of Emery Deroche, Layla Maude Deroche, Emma Deroche, Ella Deroche, Emersyn Deroche, Evie Deroche, Haven Flowers, Elijah Flowers, Isaiah Flowers, Silas Flowers, Avangeline Flowers, Jenna Calcote, Elliott Bordelon. Son of the late Dora Holmes Calcote and John Willis Calcote, Sr. Siblings the late MaryElla Delaune(Charles), the late Marie Englade, Ernest Calcote(the late Judy). Brother-in-Law the late Doris Kuhn(Hebert), the late Shirley Murphy(Joseph), the late M. Grace Luke, the late Lenzey Luke Jr (Ann), James Luke(Blanche), the late Mary Louise Knipe (Pete),the late Rose Luke Willis (Ronald), the late Gerald Luke Also survived by many loving relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation at Bagnell & Son Funeral Home, 75212 Lee Road, Covington, La. 70435, Saturday November 13, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a mass at 12:00 p.m. The online guest book is available at www.bagnellfuneralhome.com.
Billy was known to be a very generous, social and loving person with many friends that will also miss him. We will dearly miss our father, but take solace in knowing that he is in heaven rejoicing with our Lord. Billy’s other love was to hunting, watching sports with the favorite being boxing.