HOUMA- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Ray Joseph LeBouef on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Houma, LA. Fr. Jean- Marie Nsambu will celebrate the Mass.
Ray, age 89, a resident of Opelousas, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Ray was an avid hunter. He gave his time generously to family and friends in need of repairs to mechanical equipment. Ray enjoyed growing vegetables in his garden every year. He was a self-taught investor who relished following the stock market every day and reading the Wall Street Journal. Ray was an usher at St. Francis de Sales Church for 20 years. He also served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in the Tank Division.
He is survived by wife of 66 years, Mrs. Anelie Babin LeBouef of Opelousas; his son, Craig LeBouef and wife, Melanie of Opelousas; grandchildren, Crawford and William LeBouef of Houston, TX; and sister, Elizabeth Lirette of Houma, LA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Jesse Dill LeBouef; his siblings, Una Mae Dagate, Frank LeBouef, Henrietta Clement, Alvin LeBouef, Jim LeBouef, Effie Lou Tedesco and Ethel Lacour.
The family requests visitation be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Houma, LA (500 Goode St., Houma, LA 70360).
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.