Arlen Cenac

Arlen Cenac, 87, passed away surrounded by his loving family on August 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM. He was a native and resident of Houma, LA.

Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at St. Gregory Catholic Church in Houma, LA on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM until service time. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 PM Noon with burial following services in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2.

Arlen is survived by his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Jacqueline Guidry Cenac; son, Arlen Benny Cenac Jr.; daughters, Paddy Danos and husband Jerry, and Christine Walker and husband Louis; grandchildren, Candice Danos, Brandon Danos, Jarred Danos and wife Jennifer, Christian Walker and wife Carrie, Ryan Walker and wife Michelle, Aimee Johnson and husband Mike Johnson, Dustin Walker and wife Jamie Jo, Andrea Naquin and husband Ryan, Camie Griffin and husband Benny, Lindsey Duthu and husband Ted, Jack Cenac and Jock Cenac; and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

Arlen is preceded in death by his parents, Ovide Joseph Cenac and Eugenie Hebert Cenac; son, Ovide “Fritz” Cenac.

Arlen was a boat captain and offshore captain who held his 500 Ton Master Certificate. Arlen was the President and owner of Cenac Towing Company from 1964 until 1983. Arlen was an avid hunter and fisherman. He retired to travel on his 49-foot yacht to make “The Great Loop” three complete times. He also traveled through every major river from its head to its toe inside the United States.

The family ask for donations to be made to M.D. Anderson in Houston, TX.

Chauvin Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.