"I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7. A resident of Prairieville and a native of Bunkie, he died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009. Butch had 20 years of service with Associated Grocers Inc. Memorial service at Mary Ann's Family Salon, 17873 Jefferson Highway, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. Survived by his wife, Nancy Mumphrey Ducote; three sons, Duane Ducote, and Michael and Jacob Dupont; a sister, Alicia "Lee" Carr and husband Robert "Bob." Preceded in death by his father, Herbert H. Ducote Jr.; and mother, Catherine Eiland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rheumatoid
Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.