Marty Aucoin, Sr., age 62, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away Thursday night, March 21, 2019. Marty was born November 15, 1956, in Thibodaux, LA, the son of Donald and Sydney (Aupied) Aucoin.
Marty married Doris Sanchez on February 14, 1975, and had on son, Marty P. Aucoin, Jr., on December 7, 1977.
Marty worked in the oilfields, at a security firm, and as a taxi driver, touching lives everywhere he went.
Marty and Doris divorced when liíl Marty was twelve. He and his son stayed in touch, but were separated for years.
In March 2013, Marty moved to Missouri to live with his son and grandchildren. For the next six years he and his son developed a very close relationship, both of them learning things like trust, forgiveness, love, and family.
In February 2018, Marty was diagnosed with lung cancer and was given one year to live. He made great memories with his son, grandchildren, family, an NA family, and countless lives he touched in several nursing homes. He passed away peacefully with his family and friends sitting next to him.
Preceding Marty in death were his mother, Sydney, his brother, Joey Aucoin, and his sister, Donna (Aucoin) Ordogne.
Survivors include his father, Donald, his brother, Donald, Jr., his son, Marty, Jr., and grandchildren, Marty, III, and Cajun James Aucoin.