A loving husband, father and grandfather, he passed peacefully away at 10 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, surrounded by family at his home in Addis.
He was 77, a native of Napoleonville, and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. After his time in the service, he was a local business owner who spent more than 30 years as a pipeline welder and member of Local 798. Visiting was at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine, on Wednesday, May 22, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting resumes at the funeral home on Thursday, May 23, from 9 a.m. until Rite of Christian Burial at noon, conducted by Deacon Alfred Ricard. Interment in Grace Memorial Park, Plaquemine. Survived by his wife of 17 years, Darlene Breaux; four daughters, Christine Savoie Breaux, of Mandeville, Kim Simon and husband Jason, of Moss Bluff, Angel Chaisson, of Addis, and Vicki Savoie and husband Chris, of Mandeville; stepdaughter, Tina Voisin and husband Terry, of Houma; a son, Brett Breaux, of Sulpher; stepson, Merlin Savoie and wife Jill, of Chauvin; four sisters, Roycie Bernard, of Baton Rouge, Doris Dugas, Katherine Blutcher and husband Curtis, and Beverly Mable and husband Sidney, all of Pierre Part; a brother, Booster Breaux and wife Jeanette, of Pierre Part; four grandchildren, Kade Allen Kohnke, Jansen Chaisson, Brianna Simon and Jessica Savoie; stepgrandchildren, Jade and Brett Voisin, Taylor Savoie and Brook Savoie; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Sabin Breaux; mother, Dolorex Simoneaux Daigle; a daugther, Cheryl Ann Breaux; two sisters, Elda Gomez and Shirley Jackson. Pallbearers will be Michael Perera, Todd and Mark Bernard, Glen gomez, Brandon Chessher and Grant Kohne. Honorary pallbearer is Jansen Chaisson. Please share sympathies, condolences and memories at www.wilbertservices.com.