The Port Arthur News
Dallas Joseph Thibodeaux, 86, of Orangefield, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at Golden years Assisted Living in Orange.
Funeral services will be 10am, Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Chaplain David Abshire of New Century Hospice. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 7pm, Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Born in Washington, Louisiana on October 7, 1926, Dallas was the son of Joseph T. “Red” Thibodeaux and Euchrise (Miller) Thibodeaux. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and later worked and retired as a pipefitter from Local 195.
Dallas was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Gertrude Thibodeaux; and five siblings. He is survived by his son, Larry James Thibodeaux of DeRidder, Louisianna, Lonnie Gene Thibodeaux of Austin, David Allen Thibodeaux and wife, Angie of Orange; daughter, Carol Ann Broussard and husband, Jody of Mauriceville; eight grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; and brothers, John Thibodeaux of Houston, Albert Thibodeaux of Labelle, and Vernon Thibodeaux of Nederland.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ben Thibodeaux, Jacob Thibodeaux, and Jared Broussard.