OBIT: Donald Paul Thibodaux (A Veteran)

Allison B. Hudson

Donald Paul Thibodaux, a veteran and resident of Thibodaux and native of Donaldsonville, left this earth at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2011.

Services were held from 8 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11 a.m. at St. Philomena Catholic Church in Labadieville with the burial in the church cemetery on Tuesday, June 7.

He is survived by his two children, son, Daryl Thibodaux and wife Lynn Bourgeois; daughter, Tammy Albarado and husband Jody; three granddaughters, Jeni and Brooke Thibodaux, and Brittany Albarado; one grandson, Ty Albarado; and a very special friend, Sylvia Rhodes.

Sisters: Sandra Reulet & husband Richard, Jr., Barbara Thibodeaux, Alice Reulet and husband Vincent, Lois Chatangier & husband Phil, Sally Dugas & husband Dennis, Peggy Marcantel, and Audrey Breaux & husband Noe.

Brothers: Clerfe Thibodeaux, Jr., Rudolph Thibodeaux and wife Martha, Richard Thibodaux and wife Theresa, Earl Thibodeaux and wife Peggy, Carroll Thibodeaux and Lindy Thibodaux.

Proceeded in death by parents Mr. & Mrs. Clerfe Thibodeaux, Sr. Two sisters Jane Leblanc and Lou Ann Kibodeaux, and an infant brother.

Donald had a passion and gift for many things. He loved his children and his grandchildren. There was nothing he could not do or fix. He also loved hunting and fishing.