UPDATE: Services will be tomorrow for Luddy Herpin, who died Monday.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church. Herpin will be laid to rest at Cossinade Cemetery with Reverend Nicholas DuPre' officiating the services.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan, 300 N. Eleazar Ave., today until 9 p.m., with a rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. and tomorrow from 8 a.m. until the procession departs for the church.
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Former Gueydan High School Principal and School Board member Luddy Herpin passed away after a short battle with cancer on Monday, the Abbeville Meridonal reports.
Services are pending at Vincent Funeral Home in Kaplan, according to the firm's website.
According to the newspaper, Herpin, a 1966 Kaplan High graduate, died at the age of 69. He leaves behind his wife, Shirley, four children Scott Herpin, Shay Herpin, Shana Broussard and Shamayne Istre and grandchildren. Before becoming a school board member, Herpin was the principal at Gueydan High for 17 years. At the same time, he was the Kaplan Key Club sponsor. Prior to being a principal, he also taught at Rene Rost Middle School. He was also a farmer in the Kaplan area.