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John Motty

January 25, 1959 — December 30, 2016

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A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017 for Mr. John Val Motty. Pastor Daniel Holsomback will officiate the service.

Mr. John, age 57 and a resident of Bayou Chicot, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at this residence.

The family requests that visitation be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday, January 7, 2016.

Mr. John was an original employee of Cameron in Ville Platte, where he worked for over 25 years. Later he went to work for Cameron's Headquarters in Houston, TX. He loved music and guns, but especially his family. Mr. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be remembered as a humble man of God who was so strong in his faith, as well as, a peace-maker. Mr. John made a difference in so many lives and he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cheryl Motty; daughters, Blair Miller and husband Brian and Anna Guidroz and husband Derrick; son Ryan Motty; grandchildren, Riane Motty and Rylan John Motty; sister Lisa Woodward and husband Ken; mother, Beverly Harrington; and many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

He is preceded in death by his father, Douglas Motty; nephew, Grant Leblanc; and cousin, Brady Hebert.

The family has entrusted Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte with arrangements. (709 W. Main Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586)

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave words of comfort for the family at


Ardoins Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Saturday, January 7, 2017
10:00 a.m. until Time of Service


Memorial Service

Ardoin Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Saturday, January 7, 2017
6:00 p.m.
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