Wilfred LeDoux

Wilfred LeDoux

Richard, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 18 May 2014 (aged 78)
Kinder, Allen Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Richard, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 130053739 · View Source
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Church Point, LA

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, LA., for Mr. Wilfred LeDoux. Mr. LeDoux, a native of rural Acadia Parish near Richard, died May 18, 2014 at the Kinder Retirement Center in Kinder, LA.

Father Wayne Duet will conduct services, with interment immediately following in the St. Edward Cemetery adjacent to the church. Pallbearers honored to serve are his grandsons: Jerry Brown II, Jason Brown, Dwayne Deshotel, Brandon Giles, Benjamin LeDoux, Joshua LeDoux, Aaron Thibodeaux, and Michael White.

Please join family and friends for visitation at Guidry Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m., until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at Guidry Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday by Deacon Bryne Winn.

Survivors include two sons; Dr. Scott LeDoux LeJeune and wife Adena of Oakdale, LA., and Joseph LeDoux of Deweyville, TX; two daughters, Tina Brown and Husband Jerry of Deweyville, TX and Tammy Thibodeaux of Starks, LA; stepson, Floyd LeBouef and wife Delores of Church Point; step daughters, Genora Giles and husband Shane of Lafayette, LA., and Geneva White and husband Jim of Lumberton, TX; two brothers , Harry LeDoux of Eunice, LA, Wilson LeDoux of Rayne, LA; twenty two grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Ethel (Thibodeaux) LeDoux, his parents Joseph and Lilia (Thibodeaux) LeDoux, two brothers, Pierre LeDoux and Wilbert LeDoux; two sisters Hazel LeDoux and Nora LeDoux Leger.

Wilfred worked for over 40 years in rice farming. He enjoyed the special challenges that rice farming held- unpredictable weather, long days of hard work, manual labor, and "fixing" the combines and tractors. He rarely met a stranger. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Godchildren. He enjoyed rural life and living simply. Especially gardening and fattening up the snapping turtles he found in the rice fields. In his retirement, Wilfred enjoyed raising pigeons, gardening, and telling everybody the best way to grow rice.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Michael Felton, and the staff of Acadia-St. Landry Hospital, Kinder Retirement Center and Heart of Hospice, for their special care during his long illness.

Guidry Funeral Home/Church Point, La.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 130053739
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilfred LeDoux (24 Aug 1935–18 May 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 130053739, citing Saint Edwards Catholic Church Cemetery, Richard, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Scott LeDoux LeJeune (contributor 50584847) .