A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2021 at Saint Joseph Catholic church in Rayne, LA for Curliss Joseph Thibodeaux, 92, who died at 9:23 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021 at his residence in Scott, LA.
Fr. Benjamin Pitre will celebrate the Mass and the committal service will follow at the Saint Joseph Cemetery.
Mr. Curliss was born August 19, 1928 in Bosco, LA to the late Cleobule and Elzina Leblanc Thibodeaux. He worked as an iron worker with Lafayette Steel Erectors for the majority of his career and also Dupont manufacturing in Rayne, LA. He loved gardening and was an avid hunter.
He is survived by 2 daughters Janice T. Benoit of Mire, LA and Stella T. Hall and her husband Bruce of Seabrook, TX; 2 sons Donald Ray Thibodeaux and his wife Vern of Ennis, MT and Mitchell Hiram Thibodeaux and his wife Vicki of Las Vegas; 5 grandchildren Ricky Guidry, Lori Forestier, Robbie Benoit, Heather Lynn Hall and Tanner Hall; 4 step grandchildren Sheila Benoit, Shain Hall, Dan Arnesano and Luca Arnesano; 5 great grandchildren Hunter Guidry, Cody Stevens, Stephanie Stevens, Jordan Benoit and Josh Benoit; great-great grandchild Devin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 58 years Betty Arceneaux Thibodeaux; 3 sisters Ella Mae Thibodeaux, Evelyn Courville and Erdy Thibodeaux; 1 brother Shelton thibodeaux and 1 son in law Curley Benoit.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Hospice of Acadiana and also his nephew Johnny Boullion for his loving care.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences to Mr. Thibodeaux’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home-Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements.