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Robert Palmer "Bob" Boudreaux

Robert "Bob" Palmer Boudreaux, age 91, passed peacefully from this life the morning of June 23rd in Lutcher, LA after a gradual decline in health. A humble and kind gentleman, he was surrounded and supported by his loving family and caregivers during the last days of his life. Born on January 23, 1922, he lived most of his life in Lutcher. He ran a family business, C.T. Boudreaux Lumber Co. with his brother Riley Boudreaux for over 50 years. He also served on the Board of Directors of Riverlands National Bank and was a member of the Lutcher-Gramercy Lions Club. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a First Lieutenant in the US Army Air Corps as a B-17 pilot. He was a past Commander of the local VFW. Bob was a faithful member of the Lutcher United Methodist Church. He graduated from Lutcher High School and Louisiana State University, and was an avid golfer. Bob is survived by three children: Robert Palmer Boudreaux, Jr. and wife Julie of Lutcher, Marian Carol Ladek, also of Lutcher, and Richard Davis Boudreaux and wife Varina of Eugene, Oregon; six grandchildren: Jennifer B. Olivier and husband Dane, Rachel B. Manuel, Jason Boudreaux, Palmer Ladek, Jordan Boudreaux, and Mason Boudreaux; and three great-grandchildren: Janelle Manuel, Isabelle Olivier and Lillian Olivier. Bob is also survived by his sister Irene "Sis" Boudreaux of Minocqua, WS. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Marian Davis Boudreaux; infant grandson Michael Ladek, Jr.; Grandmother Maude Baker; parents C.T. Boudreaux, Sr. and Alice Irene Boudreaux; step-mother Jane Boudreaux; and brothers Claude, Jr., Riley and George. Visitation will be held at Rose Lynn Funeral Home, 1870 Cabanose Ave, Lutcher, LA on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Religious service conducted by Rev. Barbara Beaumont and Fr. Vincent Dufrense will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Gramercy, LA, followed by burial at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paulina, LA. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.roselynnfuneralhome.com

Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 24 to June 26, 2013
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