Felix D. Benoit
LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at an 11:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Word service in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Felix Devillier Benoit, age 85, who passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 1:15 p.m. at his residence in Lafayette.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro. The Rev. Andre Metrejean, associate pastor of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.
Musical selections will be provided by Valerie Andrus.
Mr. Benoit was a native and resident of Lafayette. He was the groundskeeper for the Municipal Golf Course for 27 years until he retired. He was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church.
Survivors include one son, Terry J. Benoit and his wife, Connie, of Church Point; three daughters, Judy Gonzales and her husband, Michael, of New Iberia, Sandra Richard and her husband, Randy, of Sunset, and Penny Cecil and her husband, Matthew, of Carencro; and two sisters, Mary Dupont and Jean Darby and her husband, Ashton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Mae Benoit; his parents, Ulysse Benoit and the former Anita Menard; two sons, Merlin J. Benoit and Ferdie "Fred" Benoit; and two brothers, Augustine Benoit and Hubert Benoit.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Monday in the funeral home by Darrell Richard.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Monday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.
Pallbearers will be Shane Nichol, Scottie Benoit, Caleb Benoit, Seth Richard, Samuel Richard, Patrick Benoit, and Terry Warren Benoit.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.