Richard James “J.B.” Broussard

Published 4:37 pm Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Richard James “J.B.” Broussard, 78, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Gulf Health Care in Port Arthur, Texas.
J.B. was born on September 18, 1937 in Gueydan, Louisiana to Bascam Broussard and Emma Guidry Broussard. He was a lifelong area resident and retired owner and operator of Lawson Radiator Shop in Port Arthur. He was a veteran and proudly served in the U. S. Air Force.
J.B. was passionate about blues music, which he wrote, sang and played with his friends all over Southeast Texas and Louisiana for the past 35 years.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Chanie Broussard.
Survivors include his daughter, Toni Kennedy and her husband Joel of Sugar Land; sister, Mary Lou Morton of Bridge City; three grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be Friday, October 30, 2015 from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.
A private graveside service will be at Oak Bluff Memorial Park.

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