"More Than 125 Years Of Time Honored Values"

EST. 1889

A Family Concern

In the late 1800's, Alex Broussard, owner of A. Broussard Livery Stable, opened the first funeral parlor in Southeast Texas. That first wood framed parlor was soon replaced by a large brick facility in downtown Beaumont which still stands today. Later, the family firm moved to a large, stately home at the corner of Calder Avenue and Forest Street. In 1958, they moved to one of their present locations in a quiet neighborhood on McFaddin in Beaumont.

Continuing Our Traditions

In this age of constant corporate funeral home buyouts and takeovers, families find comfort in knowing there is still a family owned and operated firm with five generations of compassion, continuity, and dignity. The Broussard family feels strongly about their traditions and their family's obligation to maintain both the high standards of excellence in service and their ability to serve the entire community by always keeping their services affordable.
Dorothy Kuhn

Dorothy Kuhn

Dorothy “Dot” Kuhn, 80, of Fannett, died Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was born in Covington, Louisiana, on December 30, 1937 to Rozilla Sharp and Oscar Brooks. A gathering of Mrs. Kuhn’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer, Winnie. Her interment will follow at Burrell Cemetery, Labelle....

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Anita Beal

Anita Beal

Anita Margaret Blake Beal, 92, died July 12, 2018. A longtime resident of Beaumont, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hebert Beal, and daughter, Jan Beal Sullivan. Anita was employed for many years by Beaumont Independent School District, as attendance clerk and secretary at Dick Dowling Junior High School and French High School. She is survived by sisters, Zana Tarpey and Barbara Puckett, both of Houston; brother, Johnny Blake, of April Sound, Texas; her son, Grant Beal, Jr., of Merryville, Louisiana; daughters, Lyndsey Beal Roby of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Ginna Beal Burdine, of Austin, Texas.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and her friend and caregiver, Rose Clark. A gathering of friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her cremation was handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date....

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Dr. John R. LeBlanc, Jr.

Dr. John R. LeBlanc, Jr.

Dr. John R. LeBlanc, 87, passed away on July 12, 2018. He was born on September 20, 1930, in Texarkana, Texas, and grew up in Iowa, Louisiana, where he was a star athlete in high school and top sprinter at the state level. He earned degrees in music from McNeese University, Louisiana State University, and his master’s in music composition from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth. He earned his PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi. John and his beloved wife Edie were married in 1952. After continuing their education and waiting to enlarge their family, John and Edie happily welcomed the arrival of their daughter, Theresa René, who they knew blessed and enriched their lives. The family continued to grow when René and Dr. Roger Jones married and with the arrival of John and Edie’s dear, precious grandchildren, Colin and Chloe. In the 1950s, John served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Ord in California and at Fort Sam Hous...

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Kenneth Ruddy, Sr.

Kenneth Ruddy, Sr.

Kenneth Edward Ruddy, devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather, and husband of sixty-six years to Therese Roane Ruddy, passed away on July 13, 2018 at the age of 92 in Beaumont, Texas. The oldest of three children, Ken was born to Elsie Frankey and Judge Edward Michael Ruddy on November 29, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Judge James Ruddy of St. Louis, Missouri and Neal Ruddy of Alton, Illinois. Ken is survived by his children, Sharon and husband Eddie Neusel of Austin; Debbie and husband Fred Schwartz of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Roane and wife Carolyn Craig Ruddy, Therese Porter and Chris and husband John Draths, all of Beaumont; Ken and wife Gretchen Kreager Ruddy, Jr., and Peter Ruddy of Houston; Erin and husband Mike Allare of Tyler; Patrick Ruddy of Grapevine; Elizabeth and husband David Schneider of LaMesa, California, twenty-five grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. In 1943 Ken graduated from...

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George Honsberger

George Honsberger

George David Honsberger, 80, of Beaumont, went home to be with his Lord Tuesday, July 11, 2018, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on December 1, 1937, to Emma B. Hall Honsberger and Franklin Eugene Honsberger, in Beaumont. George was a man who loved life and cherished his friends and family. For many years, he was the go to guy in the Golden Triangle area for personalized care in finer men’s clothing. George himself was always a sharp dressed man. He established a loyal following of customers, who would drive to Beaumont from all over the Southeast Texas, area just to have George help them to look their very best! He loved his customers and they loved him. His passion for golf was contagious. He had his first hole in one in May 1995, and his second was in July 2010. His talent, sense of humor, and funny comments, made a day on the course with George a very special event! In 1980, he married the love of his life, Yvonne. A blended family was made, and he took it upon him...

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McFaddin Ave

2000 McFaddin Avenue.
Beaumont, Texas 77701



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1605 N. Major Drive
Beaumont, Texas 77713




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Nederland, Texas 77627




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Silsbee, Texas 77657




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Winnie, Texas 77665




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Kountze, Texas 77625



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