MIRE - Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 16, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Mire for Patrick Babineaux, 74, who died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette. Interment was in the Assumption of the BVM Cemetery in Mire. Rev. Michael Arnaud, pastor of Assumption of the BVM Catholic Church, was the celebrant of the Funeral Mass and conducted the funeral services. Readers were Noah Segura and Marie Smith. Serving as gift bearers were Mr. Babineaux’s granddaughters. Music selection were “Just a Closer Walk With Thee,” “Jesus Is My Shepherd Now,” “How Great Thou Art,” “Notre Pere’” and “Amazing Grace” (in French) Survivors include his wife, Flora Blanchard Babineaux of Mire; three sons, Samuel Babineaux and wife Venessa of Mire, Mitchell Babineaux and wife Simonne of Mire and Brian Babineaux and wife Sandi of Henderson; eight grandchildren, Bryar Babineaux, Morgan Babineaux, Logan Babineaux, Hanna Babineaux, Taylor Babineaux, Anna Belle Babineaux, Ava Pryor, Noah Segura; three brothers, Carrol Babineaux, Daniel Babineaux and Richard Babineaux; and two sisters, Marie Babineaux Smith and Debra Babineaux. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shelby Babineaux; his father, Ray Babineaux; mother, Gertie Leger Babineaux; and sister, Norma Babineaux Richard. A Rosary was prayed Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne. Visitation was observed in Gossen Funeral Home on Thursday Sept. 15, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on Friday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Pallbearers were Daniel Babineaux, John Richard, Bryar Babineaux, Samuel Babineaux, Brian Babineaux, and Mitchell Babineaux. \Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net. Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., of Rayne, (337) 334-3141.