Elmore "T-Sooke" Joseph Naquin , 82, a native and resident of Pointe-aux-Chenes, died Friday, June 27, 2014.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Pointe-aux-Chenes. A Mass of Christian burial with full military honors will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Naquin; sons, Randy Naquin Sr., and Bryant Naquin and wife, Mica; daughters, Vicki Naquin Guidry and husband, Elgy, and Kathy Naquin Mitchell; brother, Thomas Naquin; sisters, Lelia Naquin and husband, Emray, and Hilda Naquin and husband, Eugene; sister-in-law, Bessy Naquin; grandchildren, Randy "Bosco" Naquin Jr. and wife, Katrina, Dennis Naquin and companion, Michelle Toups, Brandon Naquin, Elgy Guidry III, Clint Guidry and wife, Dawn, Troy Guidry and wife, Cherie, Paige Mitchell Belanger and husband, Tony, and Jeri Brooke Mitchell Chidester and husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Joshua Naquin, Nathan Naquin, Hayli Naquin, Tristen Guidry, Abigail Guidry, Hailey Guidry, Taryn Guidry, and Avery Belanger; and great-great-grandchild, Ethan Naquin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Laura Dupre Naquin; brother, Reynold Naquin; sisters, Kable Naquin Cunningham and Della Naquin; son-in-law, Jerry Mitchell; and grandchild, Lynn Guidry.
Elmore was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. He was an international speed radio operator for the U.S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict, a retiree of Texaco, and a retiree of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries. He was a past member and president of the Montegut Childrens Carnival Club, past member of the Montegut Lions Club, and current member of the American Legion Post No. 272 and VFW Post No. 7755. Elmore was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. His family was the center of his life. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Samart Funeral Home
635 Bayou Blue Road Houma, LA 70364
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from June 30 to July 1, 2014