Eugene “Gene” Matthew Guillotte

Published 10:18 am Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Eugene “Gene” Matthew Guillotte, 90, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on July 18, 2016, at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Born in Orange, Texas, on September 22, 1925, he was the son of Oscar Matthew Guillotte and Blanche (Daigle) Guillotte. He retired from DuPont Sabine River Works after many years of loyal service. Gene was a veteran of the United States Army. He served under General Patton’s command and fought in WWII during the Battle of the Bulge. He took great pride in his military service and his faith. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Gene enjoyed playing golf at DERA and Sunset Grove Country Club and loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Chester Guillotte; and his sisters, Inez Ewing and May Dugas.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 57 years, Patty Guillotte; his children, Greg Guillotte and wife Tanya, of Bridge City, Mike Guillotte, of Beaumont, and Kim Byerly and husband Bruce, of Bridge City; grandchildren, Lauren Knight and husband Cody, Hannah Lucia and husband Curt, Canaan Barborek and wife Taylor, Dilyn Young and husband Kevin, and Conner Guillotte; great-grandchildren, Jonah Knight, Anna Knight, Avery Knight, and Kanaan Bell; sisters, Daisy Guillotte, Pearl Guillotte, and Theresa Guillotte; along with many other family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.