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“Several years ago while attending an Angus bull sale in Mt. Hermon, LA, I asked the owner of the facility what was included in his bulls' diet that...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Dexter Spears - Clinton, LA

“Brother was truly a gentle soul who helped and loved everyone he came in contact with.To me he will always be the servant leader who loved his family...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: EVA ROSE-HERB DICKSON - CONROE, TX

“Sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May the God of all comfort support each of you during your time of mourning. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob and I were in school together at SLU and I knew him at LSU.He was optimistic and a cheerful person.I extend condolences to his family.Jerry A....Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Dr. Jerry A. Lee - Baton Rouge, LA

“I was so very sad to hear the news of Mr. Bob's passing. He was such a special person who always had a kind word for you. I don't think I ever saw...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Lindi Landry - River Ridge, LA

“Ms Gloria, Luke, Sandy and the remaining family members of Mr Bob's.My condolences to all as I just read the obituary column. I remember his kindness...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Thomas W Montgomery III - Lottie, LA

“Bob my dear friend and Brother-in-law, you were my best man when I married your sister, Sandara, and you have, and always will be the "best" man. We...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Hank Temento - Ponchatoula, LA

“Sandy, so sorry to hear about your dad. I know he will be missed. Praying for you and the family. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Delta Morrison - Amite, LA

“Susan,I was so sorry to hear about your dad. I hope the memories you treasure will comfort you. You and your family are in my prayers. Thinking of...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Katie O'Rourke - Loranger, LA

10 of 17 | Posted by: KENTWOOD CO-OP - kentwood, LA

“God bless you Mr Bob, enjoyed talking to him before mass . ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Richard Prims - Robert, LA

“Praying for the family,if you need me I'm available, Love you all! ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Michael Bonds - Greensburg, LA

“Gloria and family, my sincere condolences for your loss. I will have all of you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Mittie Rohner - Amite, LA

“Mr. Bob will be greatly missed. Though I never had the opportunity to meet him in person, anytime I called him, he spoke as if we had known each...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Rushing - MONTICELLO, MS

“Bobette, So sorry to hear your dad passed! Know you and your family are in our prayers! ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Bourliea - Loranger, LA

“It was so sad to hear about your loss. Bob and I have been friends for many years. May God bless you with comfort and peace.Wayne and Carolyn...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Wayne McKnight - Tallulah, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with You. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

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Robert "Mr. Bob" Emile Drude passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Husser, Louisiana, at the age of 82. He was born on Tuesday, July 2, 1935 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. He was a resident of Husser, Louisiana. Robert was a devout Roman Catholic and a parishioner of St. Dominic Catholic Church. He graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in Dairy Science and continued his graduate studies at Louisiana State University graduating with his masters plus 30 in Animal Nutrition. Robert also was an associate professor at Louisiana State University and Mississippi State. He served as a 4-H County Agent with the Extension Department. He was an incredible man who will be deeply missed.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Gloria Baglio Drude; daughters and son-in-laws, Bobbette and Tye Davis, Sandy and Luke Varisco, Lisa Boudreaux and Gilbert Boudreaux, Jr., and Susan and Bill Brasher; brother, Don Gaude; sisters, Muriel Cassibry, Sandra Temento, Marlene Meunier, Eva Rose Dickson, and Barbara Hebert; half sister, Melvina Doss; grandchildren, Christopher Boudreaux and his wife Ashley, Michael Paul Boudreaux and his wife Ashleigh, Gilbert Paul Boudreaux, III and his fiancée Whitney Jenkins, Gregory Davis and his wife Gabrielle, Catherine Brasher, William Edward Brasher, Jr., Anna Brasher, and Sophie Varisco; and great-grandchildren, Mais, Beth, Wyatt, Libby, Lila, John Michael, Blaise, Lane, Grace, and Ruth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Merlin and Doris Gaude Drude; sister, Oresta Pevey; and granddaughter, Beth Marie Boudreaux.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 55720 Hwy 445, Husser, Louisiana 70442, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers the family requests masses in Mr. Robert's "Mr. Bob" honor.

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