Welsh - Edward E. Ardoin, 85, passed away November 7, 2012, at Veteran's Home in Jennings surrounded by family.
He worked at Chennault Air force Base as a Maintenance Superintendent and also worked at PPG as a pipefitter. He was a US Veteran of WWII and a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors and Knights of Columbus. He loved gardening and harvesting his produce.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Melba B. Ardoin; children, Allen Ardoin and wife, Patty, Sharon McMillin all of Welsh and Janet Cargile and husband, Tom of Sulphur; brother, Conway (Beverly) Ardoin of Welsh; grandchildren, Shane (Leighia) Ardoin, Brandy Ardoin, Candice Ardoin, Chase Ardoin, Bryce Armentor, April (Brad) Leger and Erica (Zeb) Marcotte; great grandchildren, Aiden Ardoin, Skylar Ardoin, Harper Marcotte, Emerson Marcotte and waiting arrival of Landon Leger; numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Drozin and Adelina Louviere Ardoin; 5 brothers and 1 sister.
His funeral will be 12 noon Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors. The Father Charles McMillin will officiate. Visitation will begin Friday 4pm-9pm with a scripture service at 6pm and rosary at 6:30pm and resume Saturday 9am until service time at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Pallbearers will be Shane Ardoin, Chase Ardoin, Bryce Armentor, Brad Leger, Zeb Marcotte and Chuck Ardoin. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.