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James "Jimmy" Carrere, Jr.

September 14, 1955 — February 9, 2023

James Robert Carrere, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Robert Carrere, Jr., age 67, passed away on February 9, 2023. James was born in Biloxi, MS and a resident of Houma.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation in the Magnolia Chapel of Chauvin Funeral Home on Friday, February 17, 2023, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be held at a later date. 

Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Merrille Catherine Morgan Carrere; children, Anna Black (Travis), Courtney Sanford, and James Carrere III (Paige); grandchildren, Maddie Vetra, Trevor Tackaberry, Hersey Mayeaux, Kayden Carrere, Taylor Sanford, James Carrere IV, Corbin Black; great grandchildren, Ty Shelley and Bennett Linden; mother, Jerry Hotard Carrere; sister, Susan Carrere; nieces and nephews, Heather Bauer, Jamie Carrere, and Caitlin Verrett, Mike and Maxx Alford, Shawn Michael Morgan.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, James Robert "Big Jim" Carrere; brother, Michael James Carrere.

Jimmy was a well-respected member of the oilfield rental industry. Jimmy loved to fish, hunt, garden, and spend time with his family and friends. He was a loving friend who many would describe as family, he will be missed by all who knew him. Jimmy leaves a beautiful legacy behind to be reunited with his father, brother, and friends. He now rests in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James Carrere, Jr.

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