Ernest Dubois Sr., 94, a resident of Houma, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Maison de Ville Nursing Home in Houma. He was born March 1, 1920, in Kaplan.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Monsignor J. Douglas Courville officiating. Ernest will be laid to rest in the Berwick Cemetery with military honors by the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his sons, Ernest Dubois Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Gray, Jean Dubois and wife, Brenda, of Bayou L'Ourse, Carrel Dubois and wife, Catherine, of Pierre Part, Lee Dubois and wife, Pamela, of Gibson, and Chuck Dubois, of Nashville, Tennessee; daughters, Donna Arceneaux, of Morgan City, Sue Floyd and husband, Lawrence ""Snookum,"" of Dry Creek; 25 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Mae Rose Matte, of Kaplan; and brother, Edwin Dubois, of New Iberia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marscule and Natalie Vidalier Dubois; daughter, Lois Dupuy; son, Ray Dubois; first wife, Anna Turner; second wife, Gladys Vincent Dubois; brothers, Armond, Yves, Dominic and Minos Dubois; and sister, Louise Duplantis.
Ernest served his country proudly in the U.S. Army
during World War II
. He was a member of the Kaplan American Legion Post No. 271 where he served on the funeral honors squad. He enjoyed going dancing in his younger days, and he also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially spoiling his grandchildren.
Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City is in charge of arrangements.