John William Gallardo, born on January 19, 1963, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the age of 54. A lifelong resident and commercial fisherman of St. Bernard Parish and Delacroix Island. He was the beloved husband of 21 years to Leslie Evans Gallardo. Devoted father of Jesse John Gallardo and Lindsey Rae Gallardo. Beloved son of Juliette Bordelon Gallardo and the late Johnny Manual Gallardo. Grandson of the late Johnny and Lana Gallardo and the late William and Bertha Bordelon. Nephew of Donna Bordelon (the late Jerome), George Bordelon (Tenie) and Joan Gonzales. Brother of Gwendolyn Wahl (Jerry), Carolyn Darby (Warren), Johnalyn Gallardo, Angel Luscy (Brad) and Bertha Gutierrez (Terry). Brother-in-law of David Evans (Jennifer). He is survived by nephews and nieces, Brandon Wahl (Katy), Brittany Wahl, Chad Darby, Terry Gutierrez, III (Katelin), Talor Gutierrez, John Luscy (Kashlee), David C. Evans and Taylor Evans Moody (Jacob). Son-in-law of Marilyn Castille (the late Harry).
John was well loved and will be deeply missed by his family, numerous loyal friends, his canine companion, Trapper, and by all those whose lives he touched.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, November 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in his memory beginning at 11:00 a.m. John will be laid to eternal rest in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.