Webblee Gautreaux, 74 of Orange passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur. He was a native of Ville Platte, La; born on May 29, 1938 to parents Hazel (Guillory) and Albert Gautreaux.
Webblee had lived in the Orange area since the age of six, and he served his country in the Army from 1956 until 1958. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, and retired from Unocal 76 in 1994, after 25 years employment in the maintenance mechanic department. He enjoyed going fishing, hunting, going to the casino and cooking some of his favored Cajun dishes. Webblee was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gautreaux and numerous of family members.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Eleanor Ann (Lisotta) Gautreaux; daughters, Suzan Hathway and husband, Lance of Orangefield, Kimberly Abel and husband, Wesley of Bridge City; son, Marcus Gautreaux and wife, Kimberly of Mauriceville; brothers, Vernal Gautreaux of Little Cypress, Burke Gautreaux and wife, Lesylee of Orange; grandchildren, Devin Hathway, Conner Hathway, Maia Abel and Talon Abel.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 1, at 2:00 pm at St. Henry Catholic Church, with the Rev. Steven Leger officiating. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orange.
Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.