Prudent Faucheaux Jr., 87, a native and lifelong resident of Thibodaux, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Hersey Faucheaux; two sons, Wayne P. Faucheaux and Byron P. Faucheaux and wife, Jackie; three daughters, Sherrill A. Faucheaux, Gwen Faucheaux Dufour and husband, Ron, and Dawn Faucheaux Matherne and husband, Jeff; one stepdaughter, Lisa Irvin and husband, Louis; five grandchildren, Jason Dufour and companion, Pat, Chad Dufour, wife, Jenny and her daughter, Mallory, Benton Dufour and wife, Shannon, Kacie Faucheaux Gravois and husband, Tony, and Milre Matherne; two sisters Suzie Faucheaux Toups and husband, Wilson, and Juliette Faucheaux Perkins and husband, Guy; four sisters-in-law, Ann Faucheaux, Beverly Faucheaux, Audrey France and Hope Swan; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and former co-workers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Prudent Faucheaux Sr. and Inez Melancon Faucheaux; his first wife, Verna Hebert Faucheaux; his daughter, Bonita Mary Faucheaux; his in-laws, James W. Hebert and Edolia Roger Hebert, and John L. Hersey and Clara Viglione Hersey; his brothers, Norman P. Faucheux and wife, Peggy, Herman Faucheaux and wife, Joyce, Clay Faucheaux, Wilson Faucheaux and Nelson Faucheaux; sister, Rose Faucheaux Hebert and husband, Calvin; niece, Sheila Perkins Russell; nephew, Greg Faucheaux; great-nephew, Jeffrey Faucheux; and great-niece, Kacey Faucheaux.
He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired Thibodaux Postmaster where he was a postal employee for more than 34 years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Faucheaux's name to the American Legion, Ferdinand Lefort Post No. 11, or the
Landry's Funeral Home in Thibodaux is in charge of arrangements.
Landry's Funeral Home - Thibodaux
821 Canal Blvd. P.O. Box 470 Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2013