Robert J. “Pop” Boudreaux, 72, of Bridge City, died Saturday, July 14, at Methodist Hospital in Houston. Funeral services will be at 11:00am Wednesday, July 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mike Eaves, Chaplain of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 6:00 – 9:00pm, Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Port Arthur, on August 17, 1939, Robert was the son of Otis J. and Inez (Romero) Boudreaux. He retired in Jan. 2003 from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office serving as a transport officer for eight years. Robert served in the US Army, worked for Insulators Local 112 in Lake Charles for 37 years, and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. He loved to go fishing at his camp at Toledo Bend and enjoyed working on mechanical things, especially his lawn mowers.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Barbara Medberry.

Robert is survived by his wife Frances Boudreaux of Bridge City; sons, Craig Boudreaux of Deweyville and Stuart Boudreaux and wife Tina of Bridge City; daughter, Angella Barrows of Port Neches; grandchildren, Kayla Rippeon, Brock Barrows, Bree Barrows, Kylie Castaneda, Kyndall Boudreaux, and Colton Boudreaux; sister, Peggy Banks of Nederland; mother-in-law, Helen Savoy of New Iberia; brothers-in-law, Wade Medberry of Burkburnett and Chester Haycock of New Iberia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Randy Small, Mickey David, Blain Viator, Brock Barrows, David Spangle, Damian Banks, Mark Young, and Paul Neely.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army at: 1950 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Orange, TX 77630. Louisiana Baptist Children’s Hospital at: 7200 DeSiard Rd. Monroe, LA 71203. Texas Baptist Children’s Home at: 1101 North Mays Round Rock, TX 78664.