Francis Comeaux, 75, of Orange, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, at his home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Friday, Feb. 1, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Father George Kidangen of St. Helen Catholic Church in Orangefield. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the funeral home. Rosary will be cited at 7:00 pm.
Born in Church Point, La., on April 18, 1937, Francis was the son of Eli Comeaux and Mavie Marie (Seaux) Comeaux. He served in the U.S. Army, and later worked as a head operator for Texaco. Francis was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved to sit and visit with his neighbors and was an excellent mechanic.
Francis was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty J. Comeaux of Orange; sons, James Ray Comeaux and wife, Darcie of Little Cypress, Francis Comeaux Jr. and wife, Jill of Pasadena, Mike Eli Comeaux and Jessica Lynn Comeaux of Mauriceville; daughter, Lisa Marie Jones and husband, Russell of League City; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Velma Jane Leger of Lake Charles, Judy Ann Wedlock of Opelousas, LA, Audrey Ann Landry of Rayne, LA, and Sandra Fay Comeaux of Branch, LA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung or Heart Association; www.lung.org or www.heart.org.