50 Years of Service

The Louisiana Funeral Directors Association (LFDA) honors individuals who have been in the funeral service profession for 50 years each year during the Annual Convention banquet.

2023 50 Years of Service Honorees:
  • Charles Gholson, Hill Crest Funeral Home & Memorial Park
2022 50 Years of Service Honorees: 
  • Ray Bordelon, Foutain Memorial Funeral Home 
  • Gene Walters, Walters Funeral Home
2021 50 Years of Service Honorees:
  • Edward Fielding, E.J. Fielding Funeral Home
  • Jerry Price, Southern Funeral Homes
2017 50 Years of Service Honoree:
  • Tex Kilpatrick, Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, LA
2016 50 Years of Service Honorees:
  • Charles S. G. Boone, Boone Funeral Home, Bossier City, La.
  • Ethan Gaon Escude, Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La.
  • Graham Kramer, John Kramer & Son Funeral Home, Alexandria, La.
  • Boyd Mothe, Sr., Mothe Funeral Homes, New Orleans, LA
  • Louis A. Muhleisen, Jr., L. A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home
  • Lowell A. Sibille, Jr., Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La.
  • Harold J. Weis, Jr., Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.