Decoux, Nelson Paul Sr.

Decoux, Nelson Paul Sr.

Male 1934 - 2014  (80 years)

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  • Name Decoux, Nelson Paul  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 21 Jan 1934  Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 2014  Youngsville, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 30 Oct 2014  Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum
    410 Old Kaplan Highway
    Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2487307/saint-mary-magdalen-cemetery-and-mausoleum 
    Obituary 1 Nov 2014  New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pellerin Funeral Home 
    • A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Iberia for Nelson Paul Decoux, Sr., 80, who died Monday, October 27, 2014, in Youngsville.

      Interment will follow in St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery, in Abbeville.

      Rev. Mark Derise will be the Celebrant.

      A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM Wednesday. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM.

      A resident of Youngsville since 1999, Mr. Decoux was born on January 21, 1934 in Erath to Cyriac and Laura Menard Decoux. He worked for the Iberia Parish Hospital, and then worked as a self-employed painting contractor for over 40 years. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Decoux worked in maintenance at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. His hobbies included dancing, fishing, going to the casino, repairing lawnmowers, working in his yard, making everyone laugh, and spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Decoux was loved by everyone.

      Survivors include seven sons, Bradley Decoux and wife Judy of Youngsville, Stafford Decoux and wife Peggy of New Iberia, Timmy Decoux of Youngsville, Russell Decoux of Abbeville, Nelson "Jr." Decoux, Jr. and companion Randale of Lafayette, Michael Decoux and wife Julie of Loreauville, Nathan Romero and companion Lisa of Lafayette; five daughters, Sandra Dartez and companion Walter "Reed" Freeman of Youngsville, Roxanne Hebert and husband David of New Iberia, Lisa Albert and husband Donald of Loreauville, Leslie Amy and husband Mark of New Iberia, Melissa Freese and husband Tyson of Corpus Christi, Texas; brothers, Eugene Decoux and wife Grace of Coteau, Lawrence Decoux of Erath; sister, Anita Viator and husband Louis of Delcambre; 22 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren; Laurie Romero who he looked at as a daughter; and two special ladies in his life, Amy Romero and Marie Jeffcoat.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Marie Touchet Decoux; son, Christopher Romero; grandchildren, Nicole Decoux and Stafford Decoux, Jr.; great grandchild, Zachary Decoux; son-in-law, Wayne Dartez; daughters-in-law, Phyllis Decoux and Ruby Decoux; and several brothers and sisters.

      Pallbearers will be his seven sons, and honorary pallbearers will include his sons-in-law.

      Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331, is in charge of arrangements.
    Reference Number 337632 
    Find A Grave Link https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142312880 
    Find A Grave Memorial # 142312880 
    Group *FIND A GRAVE MEMORIAL 
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    Person ID I337632  Our Family 2021
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 

    Father Decoux, Cyriac D.,   b. 15 Mar 1876, Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1954, Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Menard, Laura,   b. 1900,   d. Jan 1956  (Age 56 years) 
    Family ID F62066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Touchet, Ella Marie,   b. 11 May 1940,   d. 10 May 1994  (Age 53 years) 
    Children 
     1. Decoux, Sandra
     2. Decoux, Nelson Jr.
     3. Decoux, Bradley
     4. Decoux, Stafford
     5. Decoux, Timmy
     6. Decoux, Russell
     7. Decoux, Michael
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F137485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1934 - Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 2014 - Youngsville, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum
    410 Old Kaplan Highway
    Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2487307/saint-mary-magdalen-cemetery-and-mausoleum - 30 Oct 2014 - Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A.
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    Link to Google MapsObituary - Pellerin Funeral Home - 1 Nov 2014 - New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Pellerin Funeral Homes, http://www.pellerinfuneralhome.com/sitemaker/sites/PELLER1/obit.cgi?user=1446537DecouSr (Reliability: 3), 1 Nov 2014.

    2. [S112] Pellerin Funeral Homes, Pellerin Funeral Homes, ((http://www.pellerinfuneralhome.com/)), accessed 08 Aug 2018), Entry for Eugene Dexoux; http://www.pellerinfuneralhome.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=2127527. (Reliability: 3), 8 Aug 2018.