Lake Charles- Murphy Lee Breaux, 63, passed away March 18, 2013 at a local hospital.
Murphy is a former Marine and a Vietnam Veteran active from 1969-1971 and reserve from 1971-1975 specializing in 0331 M60 machine gun foot soldier. Currently active in Jujitsu (6 years green belt and working on black belt), Tae Kwon Do (2 years working on black belt) and Judo. He is an active member of The First Assembly of God in Welsh, LA. He was a business owner of A/C and Refrigeration Co. for 10 years. Murphy was a loving Father and Grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his son, Murphy Lee "Tee" Breaux Jr.; parents Herman "Toby" Breaux and Lou Alice Frank; grandparents, Lloyd and Julia McFarlain; aunt, Joyce LeBleu; uncles, Milan Breaux and Frank Breaux.
Survivors include his son, Toby Blaine Breaux of Benton, LA; stepson, Justin Paul Clement and Fiancé, Gaynell Clement; daughter, Rochelle Breaux Shamsie and husband Mike of Benton; stepdaughter, Candace Clement of Lake Charles; sister, Linda Faye Ash and husband, Tim of Longville; grandchildren, Raven, Kynadi, Tanner, Rhyan and Alix; aunt, Eva Jean Matthews of Winnie, TX; nieces and nephews, Kelly Jones, Tisha Benoit Gimnick, David Benoit Jr. and Timothy Ash II all of Lake Charles; great nieces and nephews, Reagan, Caitlin, Gavin, Austin and Caden; special companion, his dog, Sheba Lee.
His funeral will be 10:00am, Friday, March 22, 2013 at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Pastor Dennis House Jr. will officiate. Visitation will begin Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm and resume Friday 8:00am until service time. Interment will be in LeBlanc Cemetery in Midland, LA. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.