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Cecil J. “Paw Paw” Broussard

Cecil J. “Paw Paw” Broussard, 86, of Port Acres, Texas passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Cecil was born in Port Arthur, Texas on July 18, 1933 to the late, Louis A. Broussard and Elsie M. Benton Broussard.

Cecil worked for and retired from Chevron where he worked as a machinist for 37 years.

He was an active and dedicated parishioner of St. Therese the Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church in Port Acres as a devout Marian Catholic.

He enjoyed singing in the Choir and serving as a Eucharistic Minister to the homebound.

He was a long-time member of the Port Acres Knights of Columbus #3195 where he previously served as Grand Knight.

Those left to cherish Cecil’s memory are his sons, Craig Broussard and his partner, Gerald Benoit (deceased) of Port Arthur, Eric Broussard and his wife, Kristen of Beaumont and Scott Broussard and his wife, Kerri of Nederland; his daughters, Lisa Johnson and her husband, Robert of Nederland and Lori Cappel and her husband, Calvin (deceased) of Nederland; grandchildren, Jennifer Salisbury and her husband, Aaron, Chase Mitchell, Allison Wagstaff and her husband, Kyle, Chelsy Broussard, Jacob Broussard and his wife, Kelsey, Elyse Broussard, Jackson Broussard and his wife, Kaci, Lauren Broussard, Colton Broussard and his Fiancé, Kendra Coleman, Landon Broussard, Sarah Mounkes and her husband, Mason, Hannah DeRouen, Kryssa Zenon and Dazja
Zenon; great-grandchildren, Eloise Mounkes, Amelia Mounkes, Tice Broussard, Cal Broussard and one on the way.

In addition to his parents, Cecil is preceded in death by his wife, Winnie M. Broussard; daughters, Donna K. Broussard and Lea Ann Broussard; brothers, JC. Broussard and Warren Broussard; and his sisters, Lou Acton and Mary Delahoussaye.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Therese the Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church in Port Acres at 10:30 a.m. with Father Rejimon George, Celebrant.

Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves, Texas.