Robert "Bobby" William Vitter, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 76. He was born on Saturday, March 18, 1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Ethel Prince and Robert William Vitter Sr. He was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
Bobby is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol Pedeaux Vitter; daughters, Celeste Walch (Chuck) of Chesapeake, VA, and Chemae Landry (Paul Whitney) of Ponchatoula, LA; son, Lance Vitter (Nathalie) of Mandeville, LA; sister, Shirley Darouse; step-sister, Margaret Bailey; grandchildren, Elizabeth Moore (Eric), Melanie Vitter, Elani Couch (Jon), Breonna Bullock (Austin), Carol Bartels, Quenton Landry, Simon Landry, Aaron Landry, Zachary Landry, Ashley Vitter, and Sarah Vitter; step-grandchildren, Brandy Costello, Chris Walch, Aaron Walch, and R.J. Walch; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bobby was also preceded in death, by his sons, David and Paul Vitter; brother-in-law, Jimmy Darouse; and step-great-grandchild, Landon Knight.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula, 100 W. Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The visitation will continue Friday, October 9, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM until the funeral service begins at 11:00 AM.
Interment will follow in Ponchatoula Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.