Rivers Anthony Breaux Sr., 90, a native and resident of Bayou Black, died at 6:57 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.
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Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial in Bayou Black Cemetery.
He is survived by his son, Craig James Breaux; daughters, Peggy Breaux Kraemer and Nancy Breaux Bonvillain and husband, O'Neill; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Floyd Breaux and sister, Kate Hozenthails.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Ira Crowson Breaux; sons, Rivers ""Tony"" Breaux Jr., Robert Patrick Breaux and Charles Frederick Breaux; parents, Rivers F. Breaux and Ruby B. Breaux; brother, Huey Breaux; and sister, Sylvia Tierney.
He was a parishioner and lector at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. He was a member of the St. Anthony Usher Society. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Texaco as a production superintendent. He was one of the founders of the Bayou Black Volunteer Fire Department, past chairman of the recreation for Bayou Black and past chairman of the Bayou Black Cemetery Committee.
To send condolences please visit www.chauvinfuneralhome.com.
Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Chauvin Funeral Home - Houma
5899 Hwy 311
Houma, LA 70360
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2013