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“Although we lost touch many years ago you will not be forgotton. May God Bless You and Keep you. Pam, David and Courtney, I'm so sorry for your loss....Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Melissa Stutts - Rocklin, CA

“A true and honest close friend, but a true Angel now. You will be greatly missed, my buddy. ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Tracey Mercadel - Slidell, LA

“Dear Ducote Family,While I have fond memories of St. Louise de Marillac as a former pastor some years ago, I'm now chaplain to the KC Council 3091 in...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Father Ed Grice - Westwego, LA

“Eddie was a wonderful fraternity brother and friend. He was a bright spot in my college years at Nicholl State. A piece of me died, as well when I...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Larry Triemer - Mandeville, LA

“Rest in peace brother. ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Dana Gay (Retired NOPD) - LA

“We were so sorry to hear about Ed. Ed was a good man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Steve and Debbie Fox - LA

“To the Ducote family. Eddie was a good friend and will be missed by our family. I'm retired from NOFD and worked in the same district. Our prayes...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Bob and Penny Fitzgerald - LA

“I have not talked with Eddie since our days at Nicholls Stae. I will always remember his friendship and brotherhood he shared with me. I miss his...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Dennis williamson - Baton Rouge, LA

“Sorry to hear about Eddie passing. He was a good guy and a great friend. I'll miss you alot. ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Mickey Sambola - Kenner, LA

“I was saddened to see that Mr. Eddie was called home so early. May heartfelt prayers bring comfort to all his loved ones who are grieving his loss...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Sherri Alonzo - Kenner, LA

“I am so sorry to see that Eddie has passed. I will miss him. He was the first person I met when I moved into the complex and has been such a kind...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Kathy Banko - Metairie, LA

“To the Ducote Family....My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Eddie had a great sense of humor and love of life. May GOD be with him on his...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Bobbie Jacobson - Poplarville, MS

“My prayers are with Ed's family. He was the smiling face who greeted me daily when I walked into the federal building. I will miss him. ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Betty DiMarco - New Orleans

“Prayers and sympathy to the family. I met Ed fairly recently as an usher at St. Clement and a security guard at the Federal Court building. He was...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Rhoda carr - Metairie - Friend

“Thank you for always having a dry wit that made me crack up almost every time I saw you. You had the best stories from your time with the NOPD and I...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Terese Takacs - Metairie, LA

“Eddie will be sorely missed. He had such big shoulders for everyone who knew him. We know he is in a better place. May you rest in peace! I didn...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Brenda Taquino - Metairie, LA

“Eddie and I were in the NOPD Academy together and we were long time friends. He was a great Police Officer and Great person. He will be missed. Rest...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: E.J. Chong, Jr. - Lafayette, LA

“To the Ducote family - please know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of the Perry family. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Scott Perry - Madisonville, LA

“I am so sorry for the lost for the family, of such a sweet soul! I am sure that God's spirit dewlled in him, and now He is taking him home, so we are...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Ramona Ramos - Laplace, LA

“Eddie was my first Field Training Officer and I was his first recruit. He taught me how to be a good anf fair police officer...he must have done a...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Terrell DeFillo - Slidell, LA

“On behalf of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association and Brother Martin High School, I offer our prayers and condolences. Kenny Spellman...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Kenny Spellman - New Orleans, LA

“David, Courtney, Patricia, Gaynell and family, Through tear-filled eyes, I share with you some of Eddie's last words and most prophetic. He said,...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Anonymous - New Orleans, LA

“I have many fine memories of Ed from our shared experiences on the Department. Please accept my condolences and I share your grief. ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: H. J. "Sonny" Bourgeois - Slidell, LA

“David, we are so sorry for your loss. We send our deepest condolences. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Helen, Mark, Theresa and Claire Myers - LA

“Eddie, you're way too young to be gone. You will be remembered as a kind, friendly police officer, and there isn't any better memory one could leave...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Jones - Leesburg, VA

“I met Eddie as a youngster when he worked in the 7th. He is actually a big reason why I joined.. He became a friend and I will miss him.. Your...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Doug Baudier - River Ridge, LA

“I worked with Eddie in the 5th District when I first joined the NOPD in the mid-80's. I happened to run into him a few weeks ago as he was walking...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Mike Field - Abita Spriings, LA

“Worked with Ed in the 7th District with NOPD. We nicknamed him Mr. Potato Head. I enjoyed working with Ed. He was a very nice guy and was dedicated...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Al Wilson - Fairfield, CA

“I am so sorry for yall lost. I hope david and courtney doing ok..We are praying for yall ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Lindsey Manasco - chalmette, LA

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Edwin Anthony Ducote, Jr. passed from this life on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at his home in Metairie, LA at the age of 56. Born in New Orleans and a resident of Chalmette prior to Hurricane Katrina. Son of the late Edwin and Louise (Gauthreaux) Ducote, Sr. Survived by two sisters, Patricia Cousins and Gaynell Ducote. Loving father of David and Courtney.
Graduate of Brother Martin High School ('75). Dedicated public servant as an officer of the New Orleans Police Department (retired) and currently employed with Akal Security.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Ave., Metairie, LA 70002 on Friday, February 8, 2013. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM followed by Mass at 12:30 PM. Internment will follow at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home. To view and sign the guest book please go to