Alfred G. Robichaux, Jr., 83, a native of Thibodaux, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Joel Harris Robichaux; nine children, Alfred Robichaux III and wife Patti, Will Robichaux and wife, Chris, Raoul Robichaux and wife Lynn, George Robichaux and wife Ann, Eugene Robichaux and wife, Angela, Sara Day Foret and husband, Bill, Beth Hodnett and husband, Malcolm, Renee Melancon and husband, Bill, and Alma Jackson and husband, Jack; brother, R. Gibbens Robichaux; 24 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred G. Robichaux Sr.; and Sara Day Gibbens Robichaux.
"Captain Al", an avid sailor and a train enthusiast, graduated from Thibodaux College & Spring Hill College, and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. He was a co-owner of Shaver-Robichaux Insurance Agency, and was a founding member of the Lake Palourde Yacht Club, a member of Rotary International
, a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and past-president of the Louisiana Association of Mutual Insurance Agents. He loved to travel and tell jokes.
The family would like to thank Linda, Ida, Jeanette, Andrea, Roberta, Lindi, and Frances for their care of Captain Al. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to E.D. White Catholic High School, 555 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux, or Spring Hill College, 4000 Dauphine Street, Mobile, AL, 36608.
Landry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.