Dallas Joseph Thibodeaux

I’ve done my work, I’ve sung my song: I’ve done some good, I’ve done some wrong: And I shall go where I belong; The lord has willed it so. He knows my heart & every thought, He knows the pain & Joy I’ve brought; and by his love I shall be taught, the way to him I know.

Rayne-Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne for Dallas Joseph Thibodeaux, 90, who passed away on January 4, 2013 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.

Deacon Tommy Adams will be officiating for the services.

Interment will be in the Leger Cemetery in Rayne.

Mr. Thibodeaux was a resident of Rayne and was the son of the late Dupreo Thibodeaux and the former Eva Roche. He was united in holy matrimony to Edmae Istre. To this union was born four daughters and one son. He also raised a stepson as his own.

Edmae Istre Thibodeaux preceded him in death. Years later he married Georgia Mae Acreneaux. In this union Dallas acquired an extended family of two sons and two daughters whom he loved and cared for as his own.

He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 37 years, Georgia Arceneaux Thibodeaux; his children, Annie Lebleu, Eva Privat and husband Frank, Allen Thibodeaux and wife Judy, Thomas Fields, Jr., Connie Fields Meaux and husband George, Bonnie Fields and Blake Arceneaux; twenty one grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his 1st wife, Edmae Istre Thibodeaux; his children, Mervin Istre, Claudia “Bee” Matthews and Marilyn Lopez; his siblings, Murphy, Cleveland, Sidney, Effie and Lucille Thibodeaux; grandchildren, Randy and Rochelle Lebleu; great grandchild, Baby Lopez and son-in-law, John Berlin Lebleu.

The family is requesting visiting hours to be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 from 9:00 am until time of services. A rosary will be recited at 1:30 pm before the services.

Pallbearers will be Lonnie Matthews, Sr., Lonnie Matthews, Jr., Paul Wayne Thibodeaux, Thomas Fields, Jr., Cody Bruce and Drew Dogay. Honorary pallbearers will be John Lebleu, Ronnie Lebleu, Blake Arceneaux, Ronnie Matthews, Ryan Lebleu and Lawrence Matthews, Jr.

Please send personal condolences to the family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Rayne will be in charge of the arrangements.

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