Jan. 24, 1938-Sept. 11, 2021

Funeral service for Mr. Oscar Delrie Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Weaver Cemetery in Flora. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at the funeral home.

Oscar, 83, and a long-time resident of Flora passed away Sept. 11, 2021, in Bossier City. He was born Jan. 24, 1938, to Oscar and Mary Vascocu Garza in Gorum.

Oscar served many years as a superintendent for the Natchitoches Parish Police Jury and ultimately retired as an enforcement officer with the policy jury.  He also was a volunteer civil service police officer for Natchitoches.  In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, especially deer hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Carrie Dowden Delrie; sons, Thomas Delrie, Michael Delrie and Robert Delrie; a daughter, Martha Delrie Ford; grandchildren, Dusten Delrie, Deidre Delrie, Amanda Delrie, Joshua Delrie, Abigail Delrie LeBlanc, Catherine Bosch, Joseph Mahfouz, Sarah Mahfouz and Jennifer Foster; great-grandchildren, Aedan Delrie, Addie Bosch, Maddie Gorum, Annaleigh Broadus, Jamison Milczarski, Draven Delrie, Landon LeBlanc, Ashley LeBlanc, Grady Foster and Logan Lindsey; sisters, Ann LaCaze, Gloria Carter, Janet Carter, Patsy Matthews and Beatrice Reid; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.