Emile Joseph Dugas, Jr., 85, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. Emile was born November 30, 1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Emile Joseph Dugas, Sr. and Mabel Breaux Dugas. He was a resident of Port Arthur for 60 years and retired operator from Ameripol Synpol. Emile was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church and the American Legion. He was also a U.S. Marine Corps
veteran. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Marie Dugas of Port Arthur; three daughters, Lisa Neeb, Mary Ann Foret, and Lynn Nesbitt; two sons, Blaine Dugas and Chris Dugas; nine grandchildren, B.J. Dugas, Michael Dugas, Jason Nesbitt, April Herrington, Jeremy Neeb, Heather Guidry, E. J. Dugas, Rebecca Dugas and Aimee Dugas; and fourteen great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend Duc Q. Duong officiating. Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Groves Senior Citizens Center; 5649 West Washington; Groves, TX 77619.