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Shelby "Splue" Guilbeau

Carencro - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at a 3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Shelby "Splue" Guilbeau, age 79, who passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at his residence in Carencro.

Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Bill Melancon will officiate at the services.

Mr. Guilbeau was a native and lifelong resident of Carencro. He was previously employed with the City of Carencro for forty two years as the City Superintendent. He also worked part time as a Police Officer for forty years. Mr. Guilbeau was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro and a member of the Bonne Mort Society. He enjoyed farming, fishing, raising cattle, horses, goats and the simple life.

Survivors include his loving wife of sixty years, Margaret Breaux Guilbeau, of Carencro; one son, Danny Jude Guilbeau and his wife, Patricia, of Carencro; two daughters, Carolyn Guilbeau Martin and her husband, Todd, of Youngsville and Bridget Guilbeau Broussard and her husband, Buster, of Carencro; six grandchildren, Daniel Guilbeau, Danielle Lege, Denae Andrus, Ashley Martin Cook, Ava Broussard and Adi Broussard; ten great grandchildren; two brothers, Carroll Guilbeau and his wife, Barbara, and Charles Guilbeau, Jr. and his wife, Dana; and two sisters, Mary Ruth Bernard and Bridgette McDonald and her husband, Richard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Guilbeau, Sr. and the former, Louise Credeur, both natives of Carencro; one brother, Oran Guilbeau; one brother-in-law, John Bernard; and one sister, Eva Dell Meche.

A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until service time on Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Danny Guilbeau, Daniel Guilbeau, Buster Broussard, Todd Martin, Stan Rideaux and Ronnie Bernard.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Stan Rideau and Maria Falgoust for all of their help and compassion.

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Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the The Advertiser on May 15, 2018
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