Richard D. Thibodeaux Sr.

Richard D. Thibodeaux Sr.

October 30, 1946 — January 27, 2014
Richard D. Thibodeaux Sr., 67, a resident of Patterson, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Richard was born on Oct. 30, 1946, in New Iberia, the son of Russell and Olivia Guidry Thibodeaux.
Richard was a wonderful husband and father and loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed listening to music and dancing, as well as going bowling with his grandchildren. He loved barbecuing and cooking for his family. He enjoyed being outdoors and taking trips down the bayou.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Jenny Johnson Thibodeaux of Patterson; one daughter, Teasha Thibodeaux of Morgan City; one son, Jarield Francis of Gonzales; two stepchildren, Sherell Giroir and husband, Matthew, of Patterson and Barry Johnson of Lafayette; and eight grandchildren, Amber Francis, Alexis Francis, John Francis, Isaiah Rowland, Gordon Zachary Hill, Joshua Hill, Adam Giroir and Alaina Giroir. Richard is also survived by three sisters, Dale Waters, Bonnie Boudreaux and husband, Dean, and Jeannine Montgomery and husband, James; one sister-in-law, Bridget Thibodeaux; and one brother-in-law, T-Boy Sampey.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Richard “Thib” Thibodeaux Jr.; one brother, Karey Thibodeaux; one sister, Jackie Sampey; one brother-in-law, Bobby Waters; and former spouse, Annette Newell Thibodeaux.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will resume from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Friday at the funeral home. Richard will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.

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