Leroy Guilbeaux

Erath – A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Leroy J. Guilbeaux, 88, was held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr. Paul Broussard officiating.

A native and resident of Erath, Mr. Guilbeaux passed away at 7:40 AM on Thursday, July 9, 2011 at Abbeville General Hospital.

Leroy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, who enjoyed spending time with his family, loved children and was known for always giving them a dollar. Mr. Guilbeaux enjoyed raising and racing race horses, making cracklings, playing cards with his old buddies in town, and passing a good time with friends. Through the years, Mr. Guilbeaux had been employed by Texaco, Penrod, Pal Services, was a licensed plumber. Leroy was a member of Woodmen of the World, and had been Mr. Woodman in 1992.

He is survived by his wife Eva Credeur of Erath; his daughter, Lorie Sue Romero of Erath; grandchild Krislyn Romero of Erath, step-daughter Kim Credeur of Rayne; Step-grandchildren, Jordan Credeur and Tori Ann Credeur of Rayne; step-great grandchild, Kate Credeur of Rayne; two brothers, Lloyd “Bee” Guilbeaux and Dennis Guilbeaux of Abbeville; and four sisters, Eula Guilbeaux, Merdy Guilbeaux, and Adley White of Abbeville, and Maude Sellers of Erath.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ceasar and Annie Richard Guilbeaux; first wife, Lena Mae Loignon Guilbeaux; and brother, Weston Guilbeaux.

Serving as pallbearers were Kim Fredrick, Sam Fredrick, Andrew Champagne, Larry Vidallia, and Blair Sellers.

You may sign the guest register book and express condolences online at www.davidfuneralhome.com

David Funeral Home of Erath, 209 E. Putnam Street, (337) 937-0405 was handling the arrangements.

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