Robert Bobby Carrier, Sr.

October 7, 1950 ~ February 26, 2011

Bobby Carrier, 60, passed away due to terminal cancer on the morning of Saturday, February 26, 2011 surrounded by many loved ones.

He was a native and lifelong resident of the Lake Charles area and a graduate of Marion High School. Mr. Carrier will always be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and devoted friend to many. He enjoyed the outdoors, whether it was riding horses or spending time at the camp in Toledo Bend. He loved fishing and hunting with his son and grandsons, and teaching and watching his daughter and granddaughters to rodeo. Bobby was always exceptionally proud of the accomplishments and the tasks that his daughter, Julie, has overcome. Mr. Carrier formerly owned and operated Floyd's Sausage hut in LeBleu Settlement, where he enjoyed making sausage, boudin and cracklins for many years. He enjoyed working along side many friends and family. He was currently employed at Luke's RV where he held many positions and responsibilities during which time he established a very close relationship with the Hoffpauir family. Mr. Carrier was also a very talented carpenter with a specialty in cabinetry.

He leaves to honor his memory, one son, Robert J. Carrier, Jr. and wife Michelle of Lake Charles; two daughters, Monica Carrier McDaniel and husband David Matthew and Julie Carrier, both of Iowa; his mother Gertrude Carrier of Lake Charles; brother, Ferdie Carrier and wife Dean; sister, Kathy Beard and husband David; eight grandchildren, Christian, Lain and Zain Matthew, Mackenzie and Ashlynne McDaniel, Brant Carrier and Megan and Chase Moseley; and the mother of his children, Jackie Carrier Kolb. He also leaves dear friends who have become like family to him, the Martin and Van Hoffpauir family, along with his co-workers at Martin's Paint and Body Shop and Luke's RV. He is preceded in death by his father, Floyd Carrier and his Godparents, Emery and Alice Bearb.

His Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 02, 2011 in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Father Whitney Miller will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation Tuesday will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a cursillo rosary beginning at 7:00 PM and continue Wednesday from 8:00 AM until 9:45 AM in the funeral home.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Bobbie was always laughing and smiling but the one time that I will never forget is when he stop at my dads to show us the princess golf cart for Julie.

  2. i was saddened to read about Bobby's passing. he was a very likable person. my thought and prayers are with the family

  3. Kathy, Ferdie and Family: May God comfort you all and give you strength. My heart goes out to you all. Prayers for strength and comfort going UP! God bless. Your Friend from Marion: Lou Wanna Faulk

  4. My heart just breaks for the family at you lose of Mr. Bobby. You will be in my prayers daily. Mr. Bobby was more than just a friend to me and my family! We(Charlie Manuel's children) called him Uncle Bobby and we loved him and his family very much. It will be hard not to have his laughter around but we have great times that we have passed. He truly enjoyed life and boy that smile he had. He will be missed by all that knew him. Love Ya'llSheryl Manuel Matte

  5. My heartfelt prayers go out to the Carrier family in your time of sorrow. I pray God takes you under his wing and gives you the strength you need to continue on your journey. Rest in peace, your work here on earth is done. God Bless you all.

  6. My how we lose track of kids we grew up with…but, transported back instantly when their name and face recall innocent times of youth…Bobby will always be remembered from Rosteet Jr. High days…7th.grade/1963-64…our dances and just being kids..may all of his family embrace, love, cherish, and never forget him…he was adorable…

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.We know the pain you are feeling.Time will heal the hurt. You will always have the wonderful memories. Bobby is now resting in the arms of the Lord!Stay strong!!

  8. While Vicki and I can but offer our sympathy for your loss, please know that we care.If you will hold Bobby's memories in your heart as tightly as Jesus now holds him in his arms the strength you need will come.

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