Funeral services are set for Friday morning at 10 o'clock for 76 year old Johnnie Zerangue Jr.. Zerangue's career in education spanned four decades and included teaching music at various schools, an assistant principal position at Edgar Martin Middle School and being principal at Lafayette High School. In 1988 Zerangue was promoted to Director of Middle and Secondary Education for the Lafayette Parish School System. After retiring from the LPSS he accepted the Assistant Superintendents position in Columbus, Mississippi where he remained until 2001.

Upon his return to Lafayette, Zerangue was hired by UL's College of Education as the Coordinator of Field Experience.

During his career in education Zerangue served on multiple local, state and national boards and committees.

Visitation will be observed on Thursday (10/1/14) from 3:00pm until 9:00pm and 8:00am until time of services at 10:00am. Martin and Castille Funeral Home, St. Landry Street in downtown Lafayette is in charge of the arrangements.