OPELOUSAS- A Memorial Visitation will be held in for Mr. Eli Prudhomme, age 83 on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Eli passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at residence in Opelousas. Mr. Eli was born and raised in Opelousas, LA. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. Following his service, he returned to St. Landry Parish and developed a Dairy Farm. He developed the Pipe liners Union Local 692 where he was a Stewart and retired. Following his retirement, he started a dump truck and backhoe service, Twin Star. Mr. Eli will be remembered as an avid motorcyclist who had a great passion for riding which he did well up into his seventies. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and everyone who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his son, Aaron Thomas Prudhomme of Opelousas; step-son, John Odom of Oakdale; daughter, Tonya Renee Prudhomme of Mire; son, Randall Kyle Prudhomme of Carencro and his 9 grandchildren, Tristan Prudhomme, Nevaeh Prudhomme, Alexis Prudhomme, Sadie Credeur, Jonathan Credeur, Cullen Credeur, Andrew Credeur, Lee Michael Waggoner and Tiffany Odom.
He was preceded in death by his wife the love of his life, Velma Sue Prudhomme and his parents, Eli and Hazel Prudhomme; his 12 sibilings, Chef Enola Prather Prudhomme, Chef Paul Prudhomme, Elden Prudhomme, J.C. Prudhomme, Clavin Prudhomme, Malcolm Prudhomme, Able, Prudhomme, Bobby Prudhomme, Ralph Prudhomme, Darilee Broussard, Allie Fontenot.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas, LA.
To the Pruduhomme family. I send my sympathy, Aaron you know who I am. The nurse in Baton Rouge school. May he Rest In Peace now. God bless you all.
Katherine ArceneauxRayne, LA