OBITUARY

Mervin Joseph Simoneaux

November 5, 1938February 17, 2021
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Mervin J. Simoneaux, Sr. entered his eternal home in Heaven on February 17, 2021. He was born in Paincourtville on November 5, 1938. He was a retired electrician with Local 995 and reared his family in Baton Rouge. He leaves behind many cherished memories with his wife of 63 years, Evelyn Barbier Simoneaux; children, Terri Smart (Donald), Dana Simoneaux (Phil), Mervin J. (Joey) Simoneaux, Jr., (Sandy), and Brent Simoneaux (Lona); son-in-law, Billy Bourgeois; 14 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren; brother, Boo (Mona); sister, Marion (JC). Mervin was preceded in death by his parents, Clebert Sr. and Mae Sauce Simoneaux; brothers, Chester and Bobby; sisters, Lois, Margaret and Elsie; daughter, Merlyn Bourgeois; and great grandchildren, Kaleb and Ezra Pinkston. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 24, at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East (11000 Florida Blvd) from 5 to 8 pm. It will resume on Thursday at 9 am until service at 11 in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

  • FAMILY

  • Evelyn Barbier Simoneaux, Wife
  • Terri Smart (Donald), Daughter
  • Dana Simoneaux (Phil), Daughter
  • Mervin J. (Joey) Simoneaux, Jr (Sandy), Son
  • Brent Simoneaux (Lona), Son
  • Billy Bourgeois, Son-in-law
  • Boo (Mona), Brother
  • Marion (JC), Sister
  • Clebert Sr. and Mae Sauce Simoneaux, Parents (deceased)
  • Chester and Bobby Simoneaux, Brothers (deceased)
  • Lois, Margaret and Elsie, Sisters (deceased)
  • Merlyn Bourgeois, Daughter (deceased)
  • Kaleb and Ezra Pinkston, Great Grandchildren (deceased)
  • 14 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

Memories

Mervin Joseph Simoneaux

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Catherine Jeansonne

February 18, 2021

He was such a Good Man. I'm so glad I had a chance to get to know him. Loved his family so much. He was very warm, loving he was a great neighbor to my sister and her family. He will be missed.

Eric Simoneaux

February 18, 2021

He was a great man and the best Paw Paw anyone could ask for. Any time I needed advice or help, he was slways there. I loved hearing his stories and telling him about mine. I will always love and cherish our time we spent together. I love you and miss you Paw Paw.

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