Arnaud Preot Texada Jr., born June 13,1915 passed away on November 14,2013. He was born to Arnaud Preot Texada Sr. and wife Mary in Alexandria, Louisiana. He was an honor graduate of Tulane
University School of Engineering and was employed by Shell Oil, retiring after 40 years. He married Mildred Ernestine Rotureau in June of 1940. He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Mildred Ernestine Texada, his daughter Joan Ryan and husband Phil, granddaughter Katherine and husband Steve Sigrist, granddaughter Stephanie and husband Billy Sides, and five great-grandchildren, Will, Knox, Robert, Claire and Jack. Arnaud was an avid fisherman, golfer, and opera aficionado, and was loved by all.