Edward Peter Boudreaux, 83, was born April 19, 1931, and passed away at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery II.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Peggy Boudreaux Babin, and son, Leslie T. and spouse, Shelia Fleming Boudreaux; brothers, Raymond and Richard Boudreaux; sister, Ramona Boudreaux; grandchildren, grandson, Nicholas T. and spouse, Elizabeth McCormick Boudreaux, and granddaughter, Natalie B. and spouse, Kyle A. Lyons; and great-grandchildren, Katee and Kole Lyons, and Addison and Parker Boudreaux.
He was preceded in death by his spouse, Eva Duplantis Boudreaux; and parents, Charlie and Annie Naquin Boudreaux; brothers, Irvin, Francis and Wilbur Boudreaux; and sister, Beatrice LeBoeuf.
Edward was a retired employee of Texaco. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Houma Today - 2015]
For 28th Time
Cpl Edward P.
Boudreaux of Houma, La. and Fort Bunning's 508th Airborne Regimental
combat Team, last week was selected as his colonel's orderly for his
This is the highest record yet achieved by any man in the unit.
As orderly, Cpl Boudreaux's duties were to attend and carry orders for
his regimental commander, Col. George O. Pearson.
According to the young airborne corporal, "it takes more than a
sharp-looking soldier to receive the honor," which is bestowed on an
outstanding 508th trooper during each guard formation.
"He must be in touch with the outside world constantly, up to date
on current world events and have an excellent knowledge of the military
chain of command and echelons of government," Cpl Boudreaux declared.
[Columbus Daily Enquirer, columbus, GA, 25 Sep