J. Brent Soileau
June 21, 1954  -  April 3, 2018

J. Brent Soileau

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Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, April 5, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Friday, April 6, 2018
8:00 a.m. until time of service
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Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, April 5, 2018
7:00 p.m.
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St. Peter Catholic Church
1074 LA-748
Washington, LA  
Friday, April 6, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery
Mulberry Rd.
Plaisance, LA  
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Opelousas - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018 for J. Brent Soileau at St. Peter Catholic Church in Grand Prairie. Reverend James Brady will officiate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery in Plaisance.

J. Brent Soileau, age 63, a resident of Plaisance, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Mr. Soileau was a past employee of Coburns in Opelousas, Opelousas Radio and Southern Pipe Company in Eunice.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Brenda Dupre Soileau of Plaisance; sons, Wade Soileau and wife, Kristen of Lafayette, Brett Soileau and wife, Sarah of Plaisance and Matt Soileau and wife, Bailey of Opelousas; brother, Curt Soileau and wife, Deannie of St. Gabriel; sister, Barbara Vidrine of Vinton; and grandchildren, Abby, Drew, Genevieve and Wyatt Soileau.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Effie Soileau; father and mother-in-law, Curley and Mavis Dupre; and brother-in-law, Lionel Vidrine.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. A Rosary Service will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. by Deacon Dwayne Joubert. The funeral home will reopen from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018

The family would like to thank Hospice of Acadiana for their care and compassion during Mr. Soileau's time of need.

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. Kim Laughland
    Sussex, WI

    Brenda and Family - I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Prayers for Healing and Peace.

  3. Ella Williams
    Opelousas, LA

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the whole family.

  4. Judy Dupre
    Washington, LA

    Brenda I am sorry to hear about Brent's passing. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers

  5. Melanie Deville Swafford
    Lake Lure, NC

    Ms. Brenda and family, I just heard about Mr. Brent, i am so sorry for your loss, I know he is at peace but now you are hurting, I pray that God will hold you tight in His loving arms during this tough time, I wish I would have known he was sick when I went down in Feburary. My love to y'all, God bless, Melanie and Robert

  6. Bryan A.LeMaire
    Vinton, LA

    Prayers to you and your Family,Brenda.

  7. Joanne Soileau McCauley
    Washington, La, LA

    My heartfelt sorrow for the family. He will be missed by all who knew him. Brenda, the next few months will be really hard but God will get you through this time. Be strong and only think of the good times and the kids and grandkids, they will give you strength. Call if you need. 3378316720. Love Joanne

  8. Barbara Deville Moncrief
    Lafayette, LA

    Brenda so sorry for you and your familyโ€™s loss. Prayers.

  9. Kathy Ketchem
    St Joseph, MO

    Brenda. So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers

  10. Michael Bellon
    Eunice, LA

    Yโ€™all are in our thoughts and prayers ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

  11. Frances Bellow Chiasson
    Lafayette, LA

    Brenda and Family,
    So sorry for your loss,So hard to let go but you know he is no longer suffering and is in Gods arms and at peace at last. My prayers are with all of your family.

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