Keith James Viator

Funeral services will be conducted for Keith James Viator, age 33, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Evangeline Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral home will reopen at 8 a.m. on Saturday until service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Keith passed away at 4:16 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his residence.

Keith was a diesel mechanic for many years, most recently employed with Canal Diesel. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. His best times were spent with his girls teaching them about hunting and running dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Tia Viator of New Iberia; three daughters, Clair Viator, Kaizly Viator and Braelynn Viator all of New Iberia; mother, Sarah Viator Touchet of New Iberia; father, Norbert Gonsoulin IV and his wife, Shannon, of New Iberia; one sister, Nicole Touchet of New Iberia; seven brothers, Ricky Touchet, Logan Broussard, Dustin Broussard, Gaje Touchet, Aaron Gonsoulin and fiancé, Savannah Tassin, Adam Gonsoulin and fiancé, Carrie Primeaux and Austin Gonsoulin; maternal grandparents, Dianne Camus and Harvey Viator of New Iberia; paternal grandfather, Norbert Gonsoulin III of New Iberia; his in-laws, Lambert and Carrie Navarre of New Iberia, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves behind his devoted dog and buddy, Baxter.

He was preceded in death by his stepdad, Rickey Touchet; paternal grandmother, Rita Touchet Clark and Wilda Bourque and Mary Harvey.

Pallbearers will be Norbert Gonsoulin IV, Ricky Touchet, Logan Broussard, Dustin Broussard, Gaje Touchet, Aaron Gonsoulin, Adam Gonsoulin and Austin Gonsoulin.

Loggen Dugas, Greg Whitaker and Casey Landry will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

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