Melvin Joseph Breaux

July 17, 1931 - September 14, 2019

Melvin Breaux

Melvin Joseph “L.J.” Breaux, 88, of Port Acres, died Saturday, September 14, 2019. He was born on July 17, 1931, to Elda Stute Breaux and Donna Dieu Breaux, in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Melvin served in the United States Army and later became a technician at Southwestern Bell. He was a member of Texas Cajun Association, Pioneer Club, and Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Phillips and her husband, Gary, of Port Acres; sons, Dennis Breaux and his wife, Dolly; Richard Breaux and his wife, Lori, both of Port Acres; and Wendell Breaux and his wife, Melissa, of Fannett; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Elsie Lou Domingue.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Odette Rita Breaux; four brothers; and four sisters.

A gathering of Mr. Breaux’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2019, at Broussard’s 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Broussard’s, Nederland, with his interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street M, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

The family would like to give a special thanks to his caregivers and Southeast Texas Hospice.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, September 16, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, September 16, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
3098 Us 69 Nederland Texas 77627

Comments (7)

  • Jacker

    17 September 2019 at 12:49 | #

    Comfort to. Breaux family.
    Peace be still.
    Each of you know your Dad loved you.
    Mr. Breaux want to go with Grandma.
    No more suffering and no pain.
    Mr. Breaux was a happy and joyful man.
    God hold Breaux family strong.


  • Scott Price

    16 September 2019 at 22:38 | #

    Wendell, I pray God provides comfort and peace for you and your family.


  • Misty Kirkland

    16 September 2019 at 14:31 | #

    Wendell, I am so sorry for you and your families loss. Your family will be in my thoughts.


  • Cynthia Hickling

    16 September 2019 at 13:45 | #

    So very sorry to hear you lost your dad


  • Georgia McClintock

    15 September 2019 at 16:03 | #

    Brenda so sorry for you and families loss my prayers are with you all


  • Renee & Louis Leblanc

    15 September 2019 at 15:05 | #

    Wendell & Melissa, so sorry for your loss. Melissa had such wonderful stories about (Grandpaw) you know that God has another angel to help your Mother..


  • David Dewees

    14 September 2019 at 23:54 | #

    Our heartfelt condolences to the family & friends.


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