Philip Arthur Roussel
September 14, 1945  -  February 4, 2018

Philip Arthur Roussel

Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, February 8, 2018
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Opelousas, LA  70570
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Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
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Opelousas - Funeral service's for Philip Arthur Roussel, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018, in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Philip, age 72, a resident of Opelousas passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at J. Michael Morrow Nursing Home. Philip served in the National Guard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Mrs. Myrtle Guidry Roussel of Opelousas, brother-in-law, Garland Matte of Church Point, sisters, Eldora "Doe" Johnson (Wayne) of Opelousas, Ruth Mouton of Rico, Colorado, sister-in-law, Bernadine Hargroder. He was preceded in death by parents, John and Lucy Roussel Sr. and brother, John Berchman Hargroder.

The family requests visitation be held from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018. A rosary will be prayed at 9:45 am.

In lieu of flowers donation can be made to Mrs. Myrtle Roussel.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.


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  1. Nina
    Baton Rouge, LA

    I In this time of sorrow 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 Isaiah 25:8. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. DP
    , LA

    would like to send my condolences to the Roussel Family upon reading about your recent loss! I hope that this message of comfort and hope helps your family take refuge in prayer at Psalms 57: 1, and know that your loved one is alive in gods memory. At Luke 20:37,38 may the God of comfort, comfort you at this time. God has made the loving provision for a resurrection, so that you can see, Mr Roussel again and such hope Jesus told us about is found at John 5:28-29. Once again, I'm sorry for your loss!

  3. Myrna Martin
    Lafayette, LA

    I am sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. Please send condolences to the remainder of the family.

    Myrna Leger Martin

  4. VG
    , IL

    Condolences to all at this time of sorrow. Jehovah God will soon remove all the pain, suffering and death forever. His purpose for life on a paradise earth will be a reality with eternal blessings. (Psalm 37:29, Revelation 21:4, John 5:28 & 29)

  5. Mary Berg
    , LA

    To the family, my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. As you cope with your loss, may you be comforted by the "Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort.”(2 Cor 1:3) One day soon, all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. (John 5:28, 29) May these promises from God's word, the Bible give you comfort now and real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.

  6. Marie Smith
    Port Barre, LA

    I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one. I want to leave you a message of hope and comfort. John 5:28,29 speaks of a grand ressurection from our loving creator so we will see our loved ones again. I hope this message has left you comfort!

  7. Ellen Ryder
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Myrtle I'm sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts.

  8. Charlie Boudreaux
    Pilot Point, TX

    Please accept my sincerest condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers today.

  9. Charles O. Hunt
    Monroe, La., LA

    Sorry to hear about Phil passing. My sister called last night to let me know.He was my best man in my wedding!

  10. Mary Beth Bullara
    Opelousas, LA

    Myrtle, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I cannot be there this morning, as I have a Staff Meeting at work. I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless You--Mary Beth

  11. Myra Baker
    Opelousas, LA

    I am praying for you sweet friend.

  12. Judy Martinez Jenkins
    lafayette, LA

    Myrtle, I am so sorry for your loss. Sorry I can't be there. Will keep you in my prayers. Stay in touch with me Please.

  13. Jeanette Saunders
    Washington, DC

    May God, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort provide support through his promises. He will “wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more.” Yes all that bring sadness will be gone forever! (Revelation 21:4) And God will reunite us with our dear loved ones under perfect living conditions (Isaiah 65:20-25). As the days progress, may these divine promises help you endure. I send my sincere condolences.

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