A native of New Iberia and a resident of Erath Mr. Viator died at 3:30AM on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. He retired at serving over 34 years in law enforcement having worked for New Iberia Police Department, Delcambre Police Department, and Erath Police Department. William was known for his enjoyment of hunting, fishing, working in his yard, and watching birds.
He is survived by his wife, Samantha Gautreaux Viator of Erath; three sons, Lance Viator of Erath, Chris “T-Boy” Dyson of Erath, and Blake Dyson of Maurice; six daughters, Kelli Lasalle of Erath, Marcia Bourque of Erath, Sharelle Romero of Erath, Rachel Wilson of Abbeville, Lacey Dyson of Erath, and Amber Dyson of Abbeville; three brothers, Rodrick Viator of Maurice, Ricky Viator of New Iberia, and Chad Viator of New Iberia; and a host of grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Goldie Louviere Viator; and a brother, Steve Viator.
Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Dyson, Cody Buford, Daniel Bourque, John Harrington, Lance Viator, and Brett Viator,
You may sign the guest register book and express condolences online at www.davidfuneralhome.com
David Funeral Home of Erath at 209 E. Putnam St. (337)937-0405 will be handling the arrangements.