Floyd Robichaux

Floyd Joseph Robichaux

CROWLEY - Floyd Joseph Robichaux, 86, died at his home in peace at 7:00 a.m., Thursday, February 28, 2013 surrounded by his loved ones and the loving Lord. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church.

Floyd was a lifelong resident of Crowley, Co-owner of Robichaux's Meat Market and a Veteran of the World War II having served his country in the US Army. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Fr. Jared Suire, Associate Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. A rosary will be recited by Sr. Justina Baker at 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Sherlene Lafleur Robichaux of Crowley; five daughters, Chris R. Lodge and her husband Bill of Baton Rouge, Cathy R. Latiolais of Charlotte, NC, Vicki R. Hoffpauir and her husband Louis of Lafayette, Kara R. Svoboda and her husband David of Thibodaux, Wendy R. Fennistrom and her husband Reno of Kyle, TX; two sons, Stephen Robichaux and his wife Linda of Rayne, Billy Robichaux and his wife Jan of Crowley; two sisters, Wanda R. Bergeron of Lafayette, Juanita R. Murrell of Crowley; one brother, Ray Robichaux of Crowley; thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. Robichaux is preceded in death by one son, Floyd Robichaux, Jr., two grandchildren, Nicholas Lodge and Scott Cashi; one son-in-law, Jim Latiolais; parents, Wiltz and Adonia Vincent Robichaux.

Pallbearers will be Stephen Robichaux, Billy Robichaux, Larry Cashi, Jeremy Robichaux, Austin Hoffpauir, Tyler Robichaux, Ryan Clay and Shelton Svoboda.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 North Ave F, Crowley, LA 70526, 337-783-3313.

Published in the The Advertiser & Daily World from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2013