UPDATE: Funeral arrangements set for Youngsville Police officer who died from COVID-19

Lafayette Parish

YOUNGSVILLE, La. (KLFY) — Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux announced that one of his officers has died from complications of COVID-19.

Randy Guidry, 34, was a two-year employee of the Youngsville Police Department and a veteran law enforcement officer, according to Boudreaux.

“Randy was a well-respected officer in the community and within the department,” said Boudreaux. “Officer Guidry was a husband, father and an outstanding officer that contracted COVID while serving his community. Our deepest condolences are with his family and children.”

Funeral arrangements have been set for Monday, August 2.

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. at Miguez Funeral Home, located at 114 E. Shankland Ave. in Jennings.

A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. and visitation will continue until 8 p.m. when the funeral home closes. Visitation will continue Tuesday, August 3 at 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.

The service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home, and the procession will follow.

Officer Guidry will be laid to rest at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Maurice.

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