, Port Arthur, Texas


February 24, 2014

Floyd Hampton Breaux

PORT NECHES —     Floyd Hampton Breaux, 92, of Port Neches, died February 21, 2014, at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.  Born October 15, 1921, in Port Arthur, he was the son of Cesla Mary Shipley. Mr. Breaux was a United States Navy veteran and had retired from Dupont Sabine River Works.

   Mr. Breaux was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School.  A native of the area, Floyd spent most of his life in Port Neches.

   Floyd was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Pacific during World War II.  He was always there to help others and treasured his lifelong friends.  

   Mr. Breaux was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, surrogate “PawPaw” and friend to all who knew him.

   He is survived by his wife, Wanda Mae Breaux; daughter, Judy Smith of Port Neches; sons, Mike Breaux of Brookeland and Randy Breaux of Anchorage, Alaska; grandchildren, Leesa LeTulle, Shelly Kuempel, Brandy Burks, Clint Breaux, Carlie Breaux, Nathaniel Breaux and Miranda Jones; great grandchildren, Josh LeTulle, Hannah LeTulle, Brooklyn Burks, Blakely Burks, Josie Mae Moore, Jacob Kuempel, and Brady Kuempel; and a host of friends.  Mr. Breaux was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one sister.

   A gathering of Mr. Breaux’s family and friends will be Tuesday, February 25, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.  His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Broussard’s, followed by a private family entombment at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Texas Wounded Warrior Project, 4301 Fillbrook Lane, Tyler, Texas 75707.

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