Floyd Burleigh
November 5, 1928  -  March 10, 2018

Floyd Burleigh

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Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Monday, March 12, 2018
5pm-10Tues8am2pm
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Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
2pm
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Bellevue Memorial Park
4833 Highway 182
Opelousas, LA  70570
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Opelousas -Funeral services for Floyd Burleigh, age 89, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel of Opelousas. Interment will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Floyd died on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home with his loving family by his side. Floyd was a native of Sunset and a resident of Prairie Ronde, Community. He was very active member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Sunset. Floyd was a foreman all his life working as farmer for different people. He loved gardening and was known for growing the prettiest, biggest and the best tasting tomatoes. He enjoyed fishing, riding his dog on the golf cart and loved spending time with his daughters and grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his daughters, Verna Johnson her husband, Mike (Jike) of Lawtell, Patricia (Pat) Soileau of Prairie Ronde, Floydine, (Flo) Thibodeaux and her husband, Wade of Lawtell, Josie Burleigh of Prairie Ronde, brothers, Jim Burleigh of Lake Charles, Robert Burleigh and his wife, Norma, sister-in-law, Myrtis Burleigh, seven grandchildren, Melissa Rodrigues, John Floyd Soileau, Keith Soileau, Guy Thibodeaux, Randy Burleigh, B J Johnson and April Lynn Boudreaux, twelve great grandchildren, Joshua, Brittany, Lauren, Alexis, Taylor, Kylie, Gavin, Madelyn (Maddie), Amelia, Braylon, Carson, and Kaylen, one great -great grand-daughter, Paisley Rose.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Elia Faul Burleigh, his wife of 61 years, Madeline Stanford Burleigh, brother, Alvin Burleigh, sisters, Verna Mae Burleigh, and Lou Alice Burleigh, and one son-in-law, Dale Soileau.

Pallbearers will be, Johnny Soileau, Keith Soileau, Guy Thibodeaux, Randy Burleigh, B J Johnson, Josh Rodriguez, B J Boudreaux.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and will reopen on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 8:00 am till time of service.


Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.

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  1. Nina
    Baton Rouge, LA

    May the God of comfort and peace give you the strength that you need to endure the loss of your loved one and for encouragement please read Revelation 21:4. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Brenda Hunt Fontenot
    Opelousas,

    Girls, I’m so sorry for your loss. Know that I’m uplifting you all during this time of grief.

  3. Dolon Peete
    , NC

    My thoughts are with you and the family and how painful it is to lose a loved one. Please accept my deepest sympathy. May God's love and comfort be with you and the family.
    “For this is the will of my Father, that everyone that beholds the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him at the last day.” John 6:40

  4. DOLLY MOREAU
    LAWTELL, LA

    To the family of Mr. Burleigh, I extend my deepest sympathy. I will keep all in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Dolly and Mike Moreau

  5. RODNEY & BERYL BERGERON
    OPELOUSAS, LA

    OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS . MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND PEACE BE WITH ALL OF YOU

  6. John Earl Venable
    Church Point, LA

    Pat,Verna, Floyd Dean, Josie. I am sorry for ya'll lose. May your father rest in peace.

  7. Bernice Slaughter
    , LA

    I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. The Bible can give your family comfort and hope.-Romans 15:4. It teaches that soon one day we will be reunited with them in paradise on earth by means of the resurrection hope.-Acts 24:15. Soon all suffering and death will be gone forever here on earth.-Revelation 21:4.

  8. Bernice Slaughter
    , LA

    I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. The Bible can give your family comfort and hope.-Romans 15:4. It teaches that soon one day we will be reunited with them in paradise on earth by means of the resurrection hope.-Acts 24:15. Soon all suffering and death will be gone forever here on earth.-Revelation 21:4.

  9. Nina
    Baton Rouge, LA

    May the God of comfort and peace give you the strength that you need to endure the loss of your loved one and for encouragement please read Revelation 21:4. I am so sorry for your loss.

  10. Frankie Doucet
    Mansura , La.My,

    My heart is heavy for what all of you are going through right now.I will keep you in my prayers.Know he is with your mama and one day you will all be together again.God be with you.

  11. Janet Cormier
    Kemah, TX

    My heart goes out to all of Mr. Burleigh's family. Hugs to all.

  12. Joseph & Lana Soileau
    Opelousas, LA

    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of Bro. Floyd's family. He was such a kind soul

  13. Pam and John
    ,

    Verna and Pat, thinking of you and the Burleigh family during your time of loss and wishing you peace and comfort as you celebrate your Dad's life. Love, Pam and John

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