Willis “Thib” Thibodeaux, Jr.
Services for Willis “Thib” Thibodeaux Jr. age 75, will be held on Friday, May 2 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Father Clyde Thomas officiating.
He died Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at his residence. He was the son of Willis and Mary Alice Monceaux Thibodeaux Sr., born in Gueydan, Louisiana.
A French Rosary will be recited Thursday, at 7 p.m.with Chester Abshire. Interment will be in Hanks Cemetery.
Mr. Thibodeaux was a retired John Deere Diesel mechanic. He loved to cook, duck hunt, mechanical work, French music and was a member of the CFMA.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Shirley Rose Abshire Thibodeaux, four sons, Keith Thibodeaux and wife Geraldine of Lake Arthur, Clayton Thibodeaux and wife Annette of Moss Bluff, Brian Thibodeaux and wife Nancy of Colorado and Chad Thibodeaux and wife Faedrie of Lake Arthur. He is also survived by one brother Kenneth Thibodeaux and wife Bertha of Lake Arthur, five sisters, Jane Broussard of Crowley, Emma Moring of Andrus Cove, Ruthy Boudreaux of Crowley, Juanita Stoney of Tallulah and Cyphonia Prather of Crowley, 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceeded in death by his parents, Willis and Mary Alice Monceaux Thibodeaux, granddaughter Holli Thibodeaux, one grandson, Joshua Richard, three brothers in law, Bernice Broussard, Roy Broussard and Dr. Jacob Stoney.
Visitation was held on Thursday, May 1, 2008. Arrangements were made by Matthews and Son Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.