Dudley Gautreaux, age 92 passed away surrounded by his loving family on August 13, 2019. He was a native of Lockport and a resident of Lockport.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation on Monday August 19, 2019 at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport beginning at 9:00 AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery in Houma.
Dudley is survived by Daughter, Tammy G. Foret and husband Bart, Son, Kenward "Kenny" Gautreaux and wife Leah, John Gautreaux and wife Mindy, Paul Gautreaux and wife Tanya, sister-in-law, Alberta Gautreaux, grandchildren, Johnny Bryant, Jr and wife Amy, Jessica B. Fonseca and husband Wayne , Luke Falgout and girlfriend Samantha, Hailey Gautreaux, Anna Gautreaux, Sadie Gautreaux, Carley Gautreaux, Nicholas "Nick" Gautreaux, Allison "Allie" Gautreaux, Great-grandchildren, Claire Fonseca, Peyton Fonseca, Emily Bryant.
Dudley is preceded in death by his first wife of 15 years Rosetta Ann Guidry the mother of his 4 children, also his wife of 19 years, Shirley Ann Gautreaux; Parents, Sylvester Emile Gautreaux and Annie Marie Stagni Gautreaux; Six Brothers, Nolan Gautreaux and wife Nora, Sylvester Gautreaux Jr. and wife Helen, Norman Gautreaux, Edwin Gautreaux, Charles Gautreaux, Emile Gautreaux; Sister, Inez G. Crain;
After graduating from Holy Savior Catholic School in 1945, Dudley served in the US Army during World War II. He played with the Cut Off Tigers when they became State champions. He was a proud member of the American Legion and Telephone Pioneers. Dudley retired from South Central Bell after 40 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed going crabbing, crawfishing and playing ball with his children and grandchildren. Dudley will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Dudley was an avid LSU fan; to support his LSU fascination friends and family attending his funeral are asked to wear LSU attire.
A very special thanks to Dr. Brian Matherne and the staff at the Family Doctor Clinic, Dr. Richard Abben, Dr. Ryan Wolfort and staff at St. Anne General, Jason Douglas and the Amedysis team, The Broadway of Lockport, family and friends and his loving caretaker Monica McWorther and family for all their love and devotion.
Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Dudley Gautreaux.