EUNICE With great sadness and heavy hearts the family of Darrell Thibodeaux announces his passing on Monday, January 09, 2023 at Eunice Manor Nursing Home at the age of 70. A Service will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Eunice with Deacon Chuck Ortego, officiating.
Darrell was born on March 09, 1952 in Mamou to Elzia and Isbella Miler Thibodeaux. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served honorably in the United States Army. He was the owner and operator for Bellon’s Body Shop for thirty-one years. He was a member of the Eunice Lions Club and former president. Darrell loved spending time with his family , and is survived by his wife of forty five years, Debra Thibodeaux of Eunice; son, Eric Thibodeaux and wife, Anya of Houston and Kathlyn Thibodeaux and fiancé , Connor Mire of Eunice; the two joys of his life, his grandchildren, Roury and Iris Thibodeaux; brothers, Wilbur Thibodeaux and wife, Hazel of St Martinville, Ronald Thibodeaux and wife, Gloria of Wallace, TX, John Thibodeaux and wife, Nettie of Lafayette and Charles Thibodeaux and Vena Barclay of Trinity, TX; sister, Dorothy “Dot” Fontenot of Ville Platte; sister-in-law, Geneva Thibodeaux of Eunice; as well as extended family and many dear friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Etta Fontenot, Elvie Thibodeaux and Easton Thibodeaux.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers donation may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8516. https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Wednesday, January 11 th from 9:00 am until time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.