William “Billy” Augustine Ledet, 80 years old, a native and resident of Thibodaux, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2014. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Landry’s Funeral Home from 5:00 until 9:00 PM and at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux, LA from 8:00 AM until funeral time on Saturday, June 7th. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 AM. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. He was survived by his wife of 57 years, Ferdie Clement Ledet; sisters, Marie Prejeant and Carolyn Hayward; Children, Jimmy Ledet and Louise , Tessie Lupo and Kregg, Keith Ledet and Debbie; 7 Grandchildren, Matthew Ledet and Ashlee; Eric, Daniel, Emily, Hannah, Rebecca, and Krista Lupo, 4 Step-Grandchildren, Mileina Battaglia and Chuck, Heather Ledee and Ezra, Autumn Douglas and Randy and Amber Mangiaracina; and Great Grandchildren, Adam and Josephine Ledet; and Step Great-Grandchildren, Drake, Devin and Tevin Battaglia, Gabrielle and Isaiah Ledee, Riley and Jacob Douglas, Giovanni, Jeremiah and Joshua Mangiaracina and Faith Clavier. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Lily Ledet; brothers, E.P. Ledet, Jr. and Henry Cooper and sisters Ruby Knobloch and Priscilla Ledet. He was a proud Veteran of the Korean War, serving in the US Army. As a faithful St. Joseph parishioner, he sang in the choir for 55 years. He worked in the Thibodaux banking industry until his retirement. His real passion in life was sharing his artistic talent in many mediums as well as teaching. His artwork can be found throughout south Louisiana. He served as Band Booster President and devoutly followed the music program at E. D. White Catholic High School until his death. He was honored by many organizations for his service to the community . In lieu of flowers, donations to the E.D. White Catholic High drum line would be appreciated.