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Chief Keith Sonnier Firefighter Funeral with Full Honors

The Lafayette Fire Department will pay its final farewell to Fire Inspector II, Chief Keith Sonnier with a Firefighter Funeral with Full Honors.

Posted: Oct 18, 2021 8:06 AM

Lafayette, La. – The Lafayette Fire Department will pay its final farewell to Fire Inspector II, Chief Keith Sonnier with a Firefighter Funeral with Full Honors. The funeral is Tuesday, October 19; at Cathedral of St. John at 1:30 pm.

Visitation will be at the Cajundome Convention Center from 8 am to 12 pm Tuesday. A final salute procession will take place Tuesday morning starting at 6:45 am from Syrie Funeral Home to the Convention Center.

Chief Sonnier will be carried on a fire truck caisson with Honor Guard presence.

The route is as follows:

Simcoe Street to Pinhook Road, a salute at Fire Prevention Bureau (Pinhook at General Mouton), right on General Mouton to Johnston Street, right on Johnston St. to E. Vermilion, left on E. Vermilion (salute at Central Fire Station), right on Lafayette St. to Congress, left on Congress to Convention Center.

Anyone wishing to pay tribute during the procession can do so along the route. We ask for your continued prayers for his family and fellow firefighters.

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