Paul “MB” Babineaux
Paul “MB” Babineaux, 73, of Orange, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, at his residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Michael Babineaux, Billy Babineaux, Brett Babineaux, David Babineaux, Bradley Babineaux and Brayden Babineaux.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. There will be another visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, all held at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Lafayette, La., on Aug. 19, 1939, Paul was the son of Joseph Sosthene Babineaux and Lorena (Prejean) Babineaux. Paul graduated from Carencro, La. High School, served in the U.S. Marines and was a mechanic at A. Schulman. Paul was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, and the Golden Triangle Cajun French Music Association. He loved to listen and dance to Cajun music, teasing those he loved and watching Fox News.
He was preceded in death by parents; brothers, Steven L. Babineaux and Curley Babineaux; and nephew, Brandon Babineaux.
Paul is survived by his wife, Evalina (Begnaud) Babineaux; sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Caddie Babineaux, Tim and Melodie Babineaux; daughter and son-in-law, Ursula and Shawn Revia; and grandchildren, Kera and Kylie Babineaux, Morgan and Brayden Babineaux, Chase and Skylar Revia, Taylor Maltba; great-grandson, David Jr.; and brothers, Charles “Ashton” Babineaux and Gregg Babineaux.