Earl Pierre Robichaux Sr.

Earl Pierre Robichaux Sr., 87, a native and resident of Mathews, La., died at 5:22 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010.

Mr. Robichaux was a parishioner of St. Hilary Catholic Church and a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by his sons, Howard, Chris and David Robichaux; daughter, Dianna Duet; sisters, Gertrude Eschette and Bessie Walker; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elma Lecompte Robichaux; son, Earl Robichaux Jr.; brothers, Lema, Joseph, Octave, Clarence and Freddie Robichaux; sisters, Una Granier, Stellar Babin, Ella Martin, Rita Bourgeois, Gladys Hotard, Marie Orgeron and Lucille Granier.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. Hillary Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. at the church.

He will be buried at Resurrection Garden Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Hilary Catholic Church are appreciated.