Alvoid Joseph Theriot passed away at the age of 86 with his wife at his side on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Franklin Healthcare Center. Mr. Alvoid was a native and lifelong resident of Franklin, one of two sons born to Daniel and Flavia Theriot. In his early years he worked for Cargill Salt Mine as purchasing agent and storeroom manager. Following his time in the salt mine Alvoid went to work for his self, owning and operating A & M Equipment Rentals until retiring in the early 90’s. He was an avid pool player and loved teaching and playing pool with his family and friends. He was also a great handyman and enjoyed home projects. Some other favorite pastimes included amateur photography, tinkering with computers, and traveling with his wife. But what brought the most joy to his heart was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren whom he truly adored. He will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by all.
His memory will forever live in the hearts of his wife of 40 years, Mary Crochet Theriot; his daughters, Flavia Theriot Alcina and her husband Michael and Tressie Theriot Carter and her husband Ken; his step-children, David Norris and his companion John Breaux, Sheryl Norris Fitch, Mary Katherine LaRive and her husband Troy, Wilson “Billy” Norris Jr. and his companion Christie Crochet, and Anthony James “Jamie” Norris Sr. and his companion Jeana Arnaud; 13 grandchildren, Angel Lambert and her husband Wayne, Lance Terry, Kelly Doiron and her husband Randy, Kimberly Alcina, Joseph Michael Alcina II and his wife Mandy, Cody Carter, John Fitch Jr. and his wife Jamie, Kayla Norris, Joshua Norris, Leslie Landry and her husband Brian, Christopher LaRive and his wife Kayla, Katie Lynn Norris and her fiancé Josh, and Anthony James “A.J.” Norris Jr.; 18 great grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Joan “Jeannie” Daigle Theriot; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Betty Theriot McNeely; his parents, Daniel A. Theriot and Flavia Landry Theriot; and his brother, Everett Anthony “Pee Wee” Theriot.
Funeral services for Alvoid Joseph Theriot will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin, with Mr. Lynn Fontenot officiating. Following the service Mr. Alvoid will be laid to rest in Perpetual Park Cemetery.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Friday, May 31, at Ibert’s Mortuary from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and again Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Alcina, Randy Doiron, Troy LaRive, Billy Norris, Jamie Norris, and John Fitch Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be David Norris, A.J. Norris, and Ken Carter.
The family extends a heartfelt thanks to the staff of Franklin Healthcare Center and Heart of Hospice Bayou Region for their loving and compassionate care given to Alvoid during his final days.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.