MAMOU – Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 for Reginald “Reggie” Soileau, 77, who passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Mamou.
Burial will take place in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.
Reginald Soileau was born in Ville Platte on April 26, 1942 to Walter and Ada Lafleur Soileau; he was a longtime resident of Mamou. Reginald proudly served his country during the Vietnam era in the United States Air Force Reserve. He was a caring and loving man which was evident during his 40 years of educating elementary and special education children in Mamou for most of his career. During his free time, he enjoyed cooking for and playing cards with friends. Reginald’s greatest enjoyment was that of spending time with his family. The family will cherish the many memories they have of this kindhearted man.
Reginald is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Soileau of Mamou; three children, Mike Soileau and wife Jennifer of Cypress, Tx., Liz Chatelain of Mamou, and Benjamin P. Soileau and wife Heather of Mamou; and six grandchildren, Kate LaCaze and husband, Stephen, Madeline Soileau, Kade Chatelain, Kelby Chatelain, Ada Soileau, and Cy Paul Soileau.
He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Ada Lafleur Soileau.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Visitation will resume Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 8:00 AM until time of service. A rosery will be recited on Monday evening at 6:00 PM and will be led by Angie Granger.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.