Retired 33rd JDC Judge John P. Navarre, 88, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016. He received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana College in Pineville in 1945 and his juris doctor degree from LSU in 1951. He served as an Assistant District Attorney for the 31st JDC from 1954 to 1960. In 1967 he was elected as Judge of Oakdale City Court, Ward 5. While serving there, Navarre was elected President of the Louisiana City Judge’s Association. In 1991 he was elected to the 33rd JDC, and served there until his retirement in 1996.