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Kervin Joseph Crochet

Kervin Joseph Crochet, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas died on Friday, February 25, 2021 at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on Friday, September 14, 1945 to Walter Wallace and Rose Mae Ledet Crochet in Houma, Louisiana.

Kervin proudly served in the United States Army in the Artillery during the Vietnam War. He was really proud of being able to work and do all the different things his father taught him. Kervin was an avid bass fisherman and loved to go fishing on the lake. He worked in the shrimping industry, on drilling rigs, oil and sulfur fields and retired from the Terrebonne Parish School System and then moved to Mena and worked for Mena School System and was a carpenter. Kervin loved baseball and the New York Yankees. Kervin was a life time member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 630 in Houma, Louisiana and was president for 3 years; and the VFW, American Legion and DAV. Kervin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Kervin is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Betty Jo Crochet of Mena; three daughters, Annette Crochet, Carla Broussard and Toni Adams all of Chauvin, Louisiana; step son, Terry McBride of Mena; step daughter, Regenna Ray Babin of Huffman, Texas; two brothers, Curtis Crochet of Pointe-aux-Chênes, Louisiana; and Larry Crochet of Santa Fe, Texas; two grandchildren, Paul Brossard and Jacob Adams both of Chauvin, Louisiana; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the Muse Cemetery in Muse, Oklahoma with service entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation will be Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

Pallbearers will be Larry Crochet, Bobby Fletcher, Terry McBride and David Johnson.

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