Alvin P. Ducote,Sr., age 94 passed away Friday, Dec. 12,  at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont.

Alvin was born in Hessnes, La., April 11, 1920 to Telisma and Erma Mayeaux Ducote. Alvin was a 70 year resident of Groves and was a Custom Home Builder by trade. Alvin was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Alvin was a member of VFW Post 4820 in Port Neches and was instrumential in the design and construction of Veteran Memorial Park on Hwy. 87.

Alvin was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Angelena Ducote, grandson and Jeremy McGill.

He is survived by his sons, Alvin P. and wife Nancy DuCote Jr. of Hot Springs Village, AR., Craig S. DuCote and partner Bruce of New Braunfels, Michael J. and wife Denise DuCote of Bridge City and Nickie R. and wife Christine DuCote of Groves; daughters, Cecilia and husband Ricky Shirley of Lumberton and Christine and husband Wayne McGill of Groves; sister, Helen DeLaune of Titusville, FL.; 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and  four great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with a Rosary to be prayed at 6:00 P.M. at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:30 A.M. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Groves. Entombment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park.