Wilbert Louis Melancon, Sr., 77, of Kirbyville died Monday in Beaumont. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville with a 1:00 p.m. graveside at Memory Gardens Cemtery in Nederland. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A native of Church Point, LA, he had lived in Kirbyville 20 years and was a retired mariner. He is survived by his wife, Paula Melancon of Kirbyville; granddaughter, Destiny Melancon of Georgia; sisters Belle Smith and Phillip and Lynn Nell Guidry and Dudley, both of Bridge City; brothers, Andrus Credeur and Margaret of Bridge City and Donald Credeur of Houston. He was preceded in death by his parents, Onezime Melancon and Matilda Melancon Trahan.