Thomas James Simoneaux, 51, a native of Galliano and resident of Dallas, Texas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church.
He is survived by his mother, Joyce Hebert Simoneaux; brothers, John Simoneaux and wife, Donna, and Mark Simoneaux and wife, Consuelo; sisters, Kim Guidry and husband, Troy, Karen Collins and husband, Ray, Teresa Simoneaux, and Ann Duet and husband, David; 15 nieces and nephews; three great-nephews; and good friends, Alison, Mike, and Cathy.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Simoneaux; and grandparents, Donatien and Ulyssia Hebert, and Phillip and Eva Simoneaux.
He was a journalist
and author. He worked for the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Gannett, and Asahi in Tokyo. He was also an LSU graduate.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.