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Joseph "RayRay" Deshotel

September 16, 1991 — July 5, 2024


Joseph "RayRay" Deshotel

Funeral services for Joseph “RayRay” Deshotel, 32, of Cottonport, will be begin at 2:00 p.m. at Bayou Jack Baptist Church, located at 824 Bayou Jack Rd in Plaucheville, Louisiana Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Pastor Matt Cormier will conduct services. 

Ray was born in Bunkie and resided in Cottonport. He was a loving son, brother and father. He enjoyed joking and making people laugh. He enjoyed playing with the kids. He was quiet but loved to make a joke and eat his snacks. He was an avid construction worker. Ray loved his mom and family and his girlfriend. His favorite past time was snagging. 

Ray was a loving father, brother, son, nephew and friend. He would often be found playing with his children and other kids. He enjoyed riding and listening to music and good food. 

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jake and Elaine Deshotel; uncle, Donnie Deshotel; cousin, Donnie Ray Deshotel; aunt, Diane Carmouche; uncle, Bobby Carmouche; uncle, Randy Dixon; cousin, Tiffany Dixson; cousin, Melanie “Lou’ Lambert; uncle, Timothy Thibodeaux and cousin, Gracie Dauzat. 

Ray is survived by his mother, Rebecca Burghdoff and stepfather, Derrick Burghdoff of Krotz Springs; his siblings, Hollie Landry of Krotz Springs, Tyler Guillory of Bayou Jack, Annaleigha Burghdoff of Krotz Springs, Brianna Burghdoff and Zoie Burghdoff of Krotz Springs. His girlfriend Kaitlyn Briggs of Cottonport, his children Rilee Deshotel, Raylynn Deshotel, Jordan Deshotel, Mariah Barr and Karman Briggs, all of Cottonport. Also, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

The visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 9, 2024, at Bayou Jack Baptist Church until time of service on Wednesday July 10, 2024. 

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