Kermit Joseph Guillot

Published 3:35 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Kermit Joseph Guillot, 90, of Port Arthur passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Port Neches.

He was born November 6, 1929 in Plaucheville, Louisiana to Simeon Guillot and Cecile Bordelon Guillot.

Kermit had lived in Port Arthur since 1953 and was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Port Arthur Neighborhood Action Council (P.A.N.A.C.).

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He enjoyed carpentry, fishing, deer hunting and gardening, but most of all he loved his family and took pride in raising his three girls and adored his grandkids.

He proudly served in the United States Army as a military tank operator on Border Patrol for East and West Germany Lines during their Post War Reconstruction.

He was given an award for traveling over 10,000 miles in a tank during his time of service.

Kermit retired from Standard Alloy as a Supervisor of the Welding Department after 37 years of service.

A visitation for family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend J. C. Coon officiating.

A Military graveside service will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Kermit was preceded in death by his parents, Simeon and Cecile Guillot, wife of 67 years, Rita Shuff Guillot, daughter, Renee Bierbaum, granddaughter, Nicole Crittendon, seven sisters, Addis Mayeaux, Lillie Lachney, Hilda Guillot, Milda Guillot, Una Dufour, Lula Mae Dufour and Erna Thibodeaux and two brothers, Eldon Guillot and Herbert Guillot.

He is survived by two daughters, Rhonda Geoffroy and husband Gary of Port Neches and Becky Gardner and husband Brent of Placitas, N.M., brother, Roy Guillot and wife Joan of DeRidder, LA., four grandchildren, Crissy Kicak, Daniel Guarnere, Jennifer Bierbaum and Matt LeBlanc and seven great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank his caregiver Robyn Rawls, Magnolia Manor and Heart to Heart Hospice for their special care.

Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4100 Lincoln Avenue, Groves, TX. 77619.