Larry Anthony Arceneaux, a native of Wallace and resident of Houma, died at 11 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2011.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to funeral time Friday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral, with burial in the church cemetery No. 2.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Arceneaux of Houma; two sons, Brooks Arceneaux and wife, Dianna, of Gray and Andre' Arceneaux and wife, Wendy, of Woodstock, Ga.; two daughters, Rene' Byers and husband, Larry, of Spring, Texas and Michele Thibodeaux and husband, Jessie, of Thibodaux; three brothers, Richard Arceneaux of Mississippi, Thomas Arceneaux of Mandeville and Florian "Buddy" Arceneaux of Metairie; two sisters, Gloria Lanoix of Donaldsonville and Jean Olive of Georgetown, Texas; eight grandchildren, Brandon Arceneaux, Melissa Arceneaux, Sarah Byers, Jared Byers, Jessica Thibodeaux, Evan Thibodeaux, and Hunter and Logan Arceneaux; and one great-grandchild, Parker Arceneaux.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Florian Arceneaux and Josephine Gravois; and three brothers, Clarence "C.J." Arceneaux, George Arceneaux and Robert "Bob" Arceneaux.
He was a parishioner and Eucharistic Minister of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral and involved in the community for the sick and home bound. He was the founder of Rosaries for Nations. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
and served in the Korean War
. Larry had a witty sense of humor and a compassionate heart and he touched the lives of many.
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Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.