SHREVEPORT, LA - William Joseph Archambeau, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on December 17, 2012. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 20th at St. Pius X Catholic Church followed by interment in Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery.
Bill was born November 18, 1924, in Ironwood, MI. After serving in the Merchant Marines during World War II
, he worked 35 years for Cities Service Oil Company and another 28 years for Smith Oil Company in Shreveport. He was a 4th Degree Knight and member of Council 1108 of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member and former President of the North Shreveport Lions Club and recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Bill loved dancing and was a long time member of both the Southern Swingers and the Red River Rounders dance clubs.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Farr Archambeau; his daughter, Debra Morgan; and his granddaughter, Rebecca Morgan. He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Tatum and husband, Mark; granddaughter, Rachael Cheatwood and husband, Jubal; grandsons, Russell Morgan and wife, Amanda, and Christopher Tatum and wife, Mimi; and five great-grandchildren.
You may offer condolences and sign the on-line guest book by visiting www.centuriesmemorialfh.com