Nathan Octave Meche SUNSET - Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017, at an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church for Nathan Octave Meche, age 72, who passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette. Mr. Meche was a native of Sunset and a resident of Lafayette for thirty-five years before moving back to the Sunset area. He was employed with Lafayette High School, Conn's, owner of Sugarland Furniture in New Iberia and later, Home Furniture. He loved LSU Football and spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of forty-six years, Melanie Anderson Meche of Sunset; one son, Stuart Joseph Meche and his wife, JaAn; one daughter, Shelly Regina Meche Richard of Sunset; two brothers, Jason Meche and his wife, Shirley, of Opelousas and Donovan Meche and his wife, Ruth, of Metairie; five grandchildren, Chloe Gisele Meche, Austin "A.C." Craig Richard, Gina Frances Vincent, Camille Cacee Vincent, and Brodie Dane Richard; and one great grandson, Camden Craig Richard. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Meche and the former Evelyn Stelly; one brother, Ludovic Meche; and one sister, Myrt Meche Raymond. The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 8:30 a.m. Saturday until service time on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Shriners Children's Hospital. View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net . Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.
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