Floyd T. Broussard, Sr., 90, longtime resident of Orange,
Floyd T. Broussard, Sr., 90, longtime resident of Orange, Texas, passed away on December 19, 2018, in Beaumont, Texas.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph P. Daleo and Father Sinclair Oubre. Visitation will be held prior to the Mass, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with a Rosary held at 10:30 a.m., led by Deacon Melvin Payne. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on December 8, 1928, he was the son of Thomas Broussard and Elia (Breaux) Broussard. Floyd retired from DuPont after 40 years of working as a draftsman and designer specialist. He was on the Building Committee for the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center, and he was also on the Catholic Diocese Building Committee for 30 years. Floyd was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and served as the first Eucharistic Minister and Lecturer. He was known as “The Dean” for the theatre organ at the Jefferson Theatre for 30 years, as well as for several churches. Floyd was also a motorcycle safety course instructor. During his lifetime, he donated 11 gallons of blood. Floyd was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Elia Broussard; his first wife, Rose Marie Broussard; his son, Tommy Broussard; and his brother, Lynn Charles Broussard.
He is survived by loving wife, Helen (Kossa) Broussard; his children, Susan Broussard and fiancé Ray Gravlin, Christy Broussard, and Kelley Broussard; his step-children, Cheryl Westmoreland and husband Gordon, Melinda Metz and husband Erwin, Darryl Droll, and David Droll and wife Mackenzie; his grandchildren, Christopher Broussard, Courtney Savage and husband Dustin, Jillianne Baker and husband Glen, and Taylor Crane and fiancé Damien Lara; his step-grandchildren, Adam Westmoreland, Travis Westmoreland, Elizabeth Westmoreland, Ryan Droll, Julie Droll, Sabrina Droll, Dawson Droll, McKenna Droll, Asher Droll, and Ashtyn Droll; his great-grandchildren, Devin Sanders, Juliette Baker, Caleb Tumlinson, and Reagan Savage; his step-great-grandchild, Harvey Westmoreland; and his close friends, Pam Hollaway, Susan Menchaca, and Cathy Cunningham.
Serving as pallbearers will be Carter Bidwell, Mike McDaniel, Dustin Savage, Glen Baker, Devin Sanders, and Caleb Tumlinson.