Leo Meaux, Sr.

Published 2:57 pm Friday, May 29, 2015

Leo Meaux, Sr., 84, of Orange, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 1, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.  Officiating will be Mr. Ron Miller, minister with 40th St. Church of Christ in Orange.  Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in the McLewis community of Orange.

Serving as pallbearers will be Terry Meaux, John Meaux, Leo Meaux, Jr., James Meaux, Marlin McMullen and Bobby Jenkins.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Born in Hackberry, Louisiana on March 12, 1931, Mr. Meaux was the son of Desire Meaux and Gladys Mary (Leger) Meaux.  He worked for 14 years at B.F. Goodrich and retired from Bridge City ISD.

Mr. Meaux loved and served the Lord and was a member of 40th Street Church of Christ.  He was a loving husband, Daddy, Paw Paw Honey  and Pops.  He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing with his brother and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys and Desire Meaux of Orange; son, Leon Meaux of Orange; and sister and brother, Ruth and R.J. Meaux of Hackberry.

Mr. Meaux is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Estella Meaux of Orange; children, Terry Meaux and his wife, Susan of Orange, John Meaux and his wife, Beth of Orange, Patricia McMullen and her husband, Marlin of Buna, Leo Meaux and his wife, Liana of Groves, James Meaux and his wife, Debbie of Orange and Vickie Jenkins and her husband, Bobby of Bridge City.

He is also survived by his brother, Harry Lee Meaux, Sr. and his wife, Betty of Orange; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.