Obrey Benoit, Sr.
Rayne - Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. for Obrey Benoit, Sr., 92 who died Sunday, December 11, 2011 in Rayne Guest Home, Rayne, LA.
Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.
Surviving are son, Obrey "Toboy" Benoit, Jr. and wife Marie of Rayne, one grandson, Keith Benoit and wife Michelle of Mire, one granddaughter, Donna Arsement of Broussard, five great-grandchildren, Krystina Leblanc and husband Toby, Kelli Benoit and companion Trenton Pickett, Katie Benoit, Gage Arsment, Jayce Doguet, one great great grandchild, Bella LeBlanc, one sister, Lorena B. Trosclair of Rayne, two brothers, Wilfred Benoit of Rayne, Arvis Benoit and wife Phillis of Breaux Bridge, one sister-in-law, Connie Benoit of CA, one brother-in-law, Efford "Baday" Guidry and wife Patsy of Rayne, numerous nieces and nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Guidry Benoit, parents, John Benoit and Ursule LeLeux Benoit, one sister, Rose B. Cormier, two brothers, Leroy Benoit and Wilbur Benoit.
He was born Monday, September 27, 1919 in Duson, LA, son of the late John Benoit and the late Ursule Leleux.
After retirement Mr. Benoit enjoyed spending time with his family, as well as caring for his garden. Most of all he loved being Paw Paw to his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. He was very proud of each of them.
A rosary will be recited Monday, December, 11, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Gossen Funeral Home.
Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Monday, December 12, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m..
The Family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. D. Thomas Curtis, nurse and staff of Rayne Guest Home, Hospice Compassus, and all the friends who visited and cared for Mr. Benoit during his time of need.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.
Gossen Funeral Home, Inc.