EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Brent A. Soileau announces his passing on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Lafayette General Hospital with loving family by his side at the age of 51. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Father Dustin Dought officiating.
Brent was a wonderful person and came from the old school did things the old way and the right way. He was a caring individual and didn't know how to say no. He was a master mechanic, but most of all he was a loving father, brother and friend that will be missed by all who knew and loved him, especially his two loving daughters, Francesca Clark of Denver, CO and Kimberly Kaneda-Soileau of Columbia, MD; twelve siblings, Fred Soileau of Splendora, TX, Lucy Miller, Paul Soileau, Barbara Wells all of Eunice, Larry Soileau of Richard, Sinda Soileau of Milton, Mary Elaine Guillory of Lafayette, Joe Soileau, Dianna Bushnell, and Jennifer Soileau all of Eunice, Kathy Soileau of Lafayette and Belva Ann Soileau of Eunice; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. His passing was a sudden and unexpected loss for his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Isabelle Olivier Soileau and his nephew, Chad Soileau.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Tuesday, June 2nd from 12 noon until 9:00 pm and again on Wednesday, June 3rd from 12 noon until time of services. Deacon Gary Gaudin will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm Tuesday evening.