Rodney J. Rodrigue Sr., 83, a native and resident of Chackbay, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Chackbay. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lorita Percle Rodrigue; daughters, Susan (Eddie) Martinez, Janet (Karl) Loupe, Kathy (Paul III) LaGraize, Laura (David) Verdun, Rhonda (Dedric) Rodrigue, and Rita (William) Carrier; sisters, Lois Stoltz and Dianna (Jerry) Dempster; grandchildren, Elijah Rodrigue, Rowdy Martinez, Marsha Champagne, Lindsey, Hailey, and Eric Verdun, Andrew and Katie Rodrigue, Jared and Karla Loupe, Paul IV, Derek and Drew LaGraize, and Jake Carrier; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Dale and Rodney Rodrigue Jr.; parents, Ozeme "O.P." Rodrigue Sr. and Louise Constant Rodrigue; sister, Adriel Blanco; and brother, Ozeme "O.P." Rodrigue Jr.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church. He worked in the oilfield industry and also as a welder. He enjoyed gardening and sharing his harvest with his family and friends. He was a devoted husband and father who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thibodaux Funeral Home
104 Saint Patrick Street Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2014