Kenneth Paul Meaux, 78, of Nederland, died Wednesday, April 22. He was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Gladys Stansbury and Edias Meaux.

Kenneth was a United States Air Force veteran. He retired from the City of Nederland after 30 years of service as a director of parks and recreation. Kenneth was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed entertaining with barbeques and crawfish boils for his family, co-workers, and friends. Kenneth will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Shirley Meaux of Nederland; son, Steve Meaux and his wife, Rexanne, of Wimberley; grandson, Justin Paul Meaux of Austin; brother-in-law, Harry Breaux and his wife, Eula, of Port Arthur; niece, Myrna Gail Cedars and her husband, Mike, of Orange; special cousin, Dallas Broussard and his wife, Carolyn, of Nederland; cousin, Pat Dyson and her husband, Fred, of LaBelle; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents; son, Ricky Charles Meaux; sister, Wanda Breaux and brother, Joseph H. Meaux.

A gathering of Mr. Meaux’s family and friends will be from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday, April 24, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

His funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 25, at Broussard’s, Nederland. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.