Calvin Boudreaux, 84, born in New Orleans, a native of Morgan City and resident of Grand Lake, passed away May 21, 2012, in his residence.
He was a life member of the Cameron Knights of Columbus 5461. He loved shrimping, cooking and feeding all who came. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who loved spending time with family and friends. He retired from Phillips Petroleum Co. and was an active member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Cameron.
He is survived by his daughters, Glenda Thibeaux of Lake Charles and Phyllis Smith and husband Patrick of Lake Arthur; sons, Clay Boudreaux and wife Carol of Santa Clara, Calif., Craig Boudreaux and wife Bobbee of Lake Charles, and Carroll Boudreaux and wife Mary of Opelousas; sisters, Rita Mouton of Gueydan and Betty Naquin of Des Allemands; a brother, Raleigh Aucoin of Forked Island; grandchildren, Erick Thibeaux, Chelsea Boudreaux, Cody Boudreaux, Megan Boudreaux, Chase Boudreaux, Cory Boudreaux, Cameron Thomas, Matti Smith and Houston Smith; a great-granddaughter, Jaelyn Thibeaux; a special friend, Jackie Trouard of Lake Charles; step-grandchildren, Sophia Thibodeaux, Andrew Thibodeaux and Grayson Bourgeois.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Boudreaux; his parents, Lawrence and Emily Boudreaux; his brothers, Carbert Boudreaux, Coleman Boudreaux, and Gus Boudreaux; his sisters, Elda Landry, Magnolia Feske, Margie Dyson and Lilly Queen; and granddaughter, Jaime Boudreaux.
His funeral will be 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2012, at St. Martin DePorres Catholic Church. The Rev. Keith Pellerin will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, 4-9 p.m., at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles with a Cursillo rosary at 6 p.m. and resume 8 a.m. Friday until service time. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.