William L. Billy Bordages, 93, of Beaumont, died Friday, July 20, 2012, at Harbor Hospice-Beaumont. A native of Beaumont, he was born to Marie Bonnemaison Bordages and James Dennis Bordages, Sr., on March 18, 1919. Billy was a foreman for J.J. Hebert Cattle Company and a World War II Army Air Corp veteran. Survivors include his wife, Sammie Hebert Bordages of Beaumont; sons, William Bill Bordages and his wife, Mary of Manhattan Beach, California; and David Bordages and his wife, Cathy of Ladera Ranch, California; daughters, Candace Otillar and her husband, Bob of Houston; Suzanne Bloyd of Beaumont; and Eurice Reecie LoPiccolo and her husband, Darrell of Houston; brothers, Walter Bordages of Beaumont; and I.R. Buddy Bordages of Hamshire; sisters, Sr. Denise Bordages; Sr. Raphael Bordages; and Sr. Marie Bordages, all of Houston; Sr. Emily Bordages of Beaumont; Sr. Frances Marie Bordages of Houston; and Loretta Gary of Beaumont; seventeen grandchildren; and twenty great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son, James H. Jimmy Bordages. A family Rosary for Billy will be recited at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, with a Christian Vigil to follow at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, P.O. Box 3309, Beaumont, Texas 77704-3309; or Harbor Hospice Foundation, 2450 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 22, 2012