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Robert "Bobby" James Couvillion

March 6, 1967 ~ February 26, 2024

Robert “Bobby” James Couvillion, 56, of Lake Charles, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A native and lifelong resident of Lake Charles, Bobby was born March 6, 1967, to Jim and Lois Couvillion.

Bobby was a 1985 graduate of LaGrange High School. After graduation, he accomplished a 30 plus year career in industrial sales, fulfilling his passion for creative problem solving with customers in SW Louisiana and SE Texas. Bobby enjoyed spending time outdoors and jumped at any opportunity to fish for speckled trout and redfish. Bobby took family and quality time seriously and participated in any games, dancing, or other entertainment that was available. Bobby was creative; he enjoyed drawing, building, and various genres of music. Bobby was active in his church, serving as a greeter, an usher, security, and occasionally singing in a choir. On most Sundays, you could find Bobby at the church doors shaking hands with a smiling face.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 27 years; Kellie Couvillion, daughter; Courtney Locklin and her husband Matt, son; Caleb Couvillion, mother; Lois Couvillion, brothers; Richard Couvillion (Sandy), Joey Couvillion (Phyllis), and sister; Becky Simon (Tim).

He was preceded in death by his father, and brother; Chuck Couvillion.

Visitation will be from 5:00PM until 8:00PM, Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Johnson Funeral Home, 4321 Lake St. Lake Charles, LA. 70605. Visitation will resume at 9:00AM, with funeral services to begin at 10:00AM, Friday, March 1, 2024, also at Johnson Funeral Home. Burial will be at 2:00PM at Consolata Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Couvillion, Joey Couvillion, Tim Simon, Mike Williams, David Woodson, and Ken Fletcher.

The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for providing compassionate, loving care for Bobby for the past three months. The family would also like to share thanks to their friends, family, and The River Church for their encouragement, hospitality, friendship and prayer throughout these past several months. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to The River Church of Lake Charles.

Services

Visitation: Thursday, February 29, 2024
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Visitation: Friday, March 1, 2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Funeral Service: Friday, March 1, 2024
10:00 am

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Graveside Service: Friday, March 1, 2024
2:00 pm

Consolata Cemetery
2300 Country Club Road.
Lake Charles, LA 70605


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  1. Candle 1Oh my sweet friend, this world will not be the same without you.
    Loved your friendship growing up.
    I will see you again.
    Prayers lifted for your entire family.
    Missy (Aka MeLanc)

  2. Our hearts are so deeply with you all! We love your family so much. It was such an honor to know Bobby. So special to our hearts. May the peace and comfort of the Lord wrap tightly around you in these days.
    Deepest love and prayers,
    Sharon and Terry Ardizzone

  3. Candle 2Bobby, what a good neighbor and friend. You will be missed. Condolences to Kellie and the family. Love, your neighbor, Tony Dietz

  4. Candle 1Your Dad was truly a special person & friend. He had a warming smile, a friendly, accepting, loving personality & was a great neighbor. We love your family & will be lifting you all up in prayer as you laugh & cry as you share your memories. ❤️

    • Candle 4To add this this! We loved the Couvillion family as our neighbors for years and are so sad for Kellie, Caleb, & Courtney. We love y’all so very much!

  5. Candle 4Bobby was a very lovely man. We used to attend church together and I remember he always brought a smile to my mother’s face. My sympathies go out to his sweet family.

  6. Our sincere condolences to Kellie and all of Bobby’s family. Praying for peace and comfort for you. Love from the Meche Family: Kelly, Marty, Noah, Lucas, Olivia, and Avery

  7. I was so blessed to have had the opportunity to be a friend to Bobby. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family during this time of grief. I hope you all find comfort in Jesus Christ.

  8. Candle 1Susan and Steven Breaux
    Bobby was such a wonderful friend and neighbor. Always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. I will miss our conversations on our chance meetings on the street. He touched more lives than he ever knew.

  9. Kellie,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My heart is broken for you and the kids. I will keep your family in my prayers.

  10. Kellie, you have been incredible through this life journey. Your network of friendships will you hold you and your family in our wings as you pass through the days ahead. All my love and condolences. Sincere hugs from me. JB

  11. My sincerest condolences are extended to Kellie, Courtney, and Caleb. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. May you find comfort in cherished memories, and may Bobby’s soul rest in eternal peace.

  12. So sad to hear of Bobby’s passing. I haven’t seen him in some time but we were good friends in high school and we would cross paths every now and then since. One of the most genuine people I have known. I worked with Richard for a few years and would keep up with Bobby through a few updates. Great family and I know he will be missed.

  13. Candle 1So sorry for you all’s loss. You all will be in our prayers. God is in control and he gives us beauty for our ashes. Let us know if you ever need anything!

    Love,

    The Wrights

  14. Candle 6Hi Kellie, please accept my condolences on the loss of your husband. Wishing you and your family courage and peace during this time of mourning.

  15. Candle 2As I mourn with everybody while here in NJ, I am so saddened by Bobby’s passing. He was an outstanding human being full of love of life and love of family. Kellie, be strong as you go through these difficult times. My prayers are with you and your family. Bobby, rest in peace my friend. Your with God now.

  16. So sorry for the family’s loss.. You have a family of wonderful people.. So sorry I saw this a day too late, I would have enjoyed visiting with you..


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