Gerald Anthony Breaux, 52, of Starks, passed away Monday, Oct. 13,  following an illness.

Born March 30, 1962 in Orange, to L. J. Breaux and Dorothy (Key) Breaux, he was a longtime resident of the area and worked repairing small engines, doing carpentry and landscaping. Gerald was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, fish, catch shrimp, and cook both indoors and outdoors for his friends and family. He was the type of person who would drop what he was doing at any call to help anyone in need. Gerald also worked in the oilfield industry, and was known as a “Jack of All Trades.”

Gerald is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Renee Breaux; infant son, Justin Lambert Breaux, and his infant grandson, Logan Riley LeJuhn.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Celeste Edgington Breaux of Starks; daughters, Brandi Patin and husband, Nicholas of Vinton, and Christian Harvey Breaux of Starks; sons, Tyler Pruett and girlfriend, Bethany, and Ryan Michael Pruett all of Vinton; sister, Peggy Sonier and husband, Darrell of Vinton; brothers, Mike Breaux and Dale Breaux both of Vinton; grandchildren, Uriah Patin, Trista Patin, Gabriella Pruett, Riley Blaze Morgan, Conner Joseph LeJuhn, Cody Paul LeJuhn, Jr.,and  Beonca Michelle Harvey. Gerald is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services to honor Gerald’s life will be at 12:00 P.M. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Conducting the services will be Mr. Ron Edgington, minister within the Church of Christ, and a loving uncle. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday at the Niblett’s Bluff Cemetery in Vinton.

A gathering of Gerald’s family and friends, for a time of reflection, will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

Honoring Gerald as pallbearers are James Sims, Ron C. Edgington, Harold Edgington, IV, Chad Ferguson, Matthew Hayes and J. J. Ortolon. Honorary pallbearers are Nicholas Patin, Darrell Sonier, Tyler Pruett, Ronald Sonier and Harold Edgington, III.

For those who desire memorial contributions, please make a donation in memory of Gerald to assist the family with final expenses. Condolences may be expressed for the family at