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Dec 22, 2009 5:56 PM by Rob Kirkpatrick

Long Time Fire Captain Passes Away in Lafayette

Captain Jason Simon, age 52, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on December 21, 2009. Captain Simon began his career on January 6, 1986 and worked his way through the ranks to the Fire Captain level. He also served as Fire Chief of the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 24, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Youngsville, Louisiana.

The Lafayette Fire Department and its Honor Guard will be honoring his years of service with a traditional "firefighter's funeral" with a procession from David Funeral Home, 316 Youngsville Highway, to St. Anne's Church with a presentation of the American flag hanging from the Lafayette Fire Department ladder trucks.

The Lafayette Fire Department Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers for Captain Jason Simon.

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