Albert C. "Al" Comeaux

August 25, 1946June 13, 2013
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Rynella - Funeral services will be celebrated for Albert C. "Al" Comeaux, age 66, at 10:00 am Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at St. Marcellus Catholic Church. Deacon Theo Landry will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Marcellus Mausoleum. Military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 1982 of New Iberia.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Monday from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and will resume on Tuesday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

A native and lifelong resident of New Iberia, Mr. Comeaux passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana following a brief illness.

"Al" as he was known by family and friends, proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. His service continued to his community with Al being a past volunteer Fire Chief of the Rynella Fire Dept, and a past Captain of the Mine Rescue Team at Cargill Salt Mine, where he retired with 38 years service.

Outside of work, Al enjoyed camping, fishing, and crabbing at Grand Isle with his family and friends. He leaves behind many fond memories that will forever be cherished by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Linda Crowder Romero Comeaux of Rynella; his son, Chad D. Comeaux and Fiancee' Nicole Peltier of New Iberia; 6 grandchildren, Gerald Porrier, Rusty Cooper, Shonda David, Faith Comeaux, Kylin Comeaux, and Brayden Comeaux; 4 great grandchildren, Brooklyn Broussard, Chloe Porrier, Kylie Porrier and Payten Cooper; his sister and brothers, Vickie Rowan and husband Richard, Mark Comeaux and wife Millie, and Larry Comeaux and wife Patti all of New Iberia; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and son, Rhonda Comeaux David and Brent Charles Comeaux; and his parents, Homer and Shirley Comeaux.

Serving as pallbearers will be his Army buddies who served with him in the Vietnam War, and family. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry and Mark Comeaux, Richard Rowan, and Hunter Faulk.

To view the online obituary, video tribute and sign the guestbook, please visit

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia (337) 364-1881 is in charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 18, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, June 17, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Stacey Walker

June 18, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and love goes with you.

Sue & Terry Green

June 18, 2013

Our deepest condolences to Linda and family. Sue & I were 1st time Camp Hosts at Grand Isle this year and Al & Linda taught us a lot. They had a welcome get together for us (even cooked "non seafood" for us Canadians). It was truly a pleasure to have met you.

June 18, 2013

vickie'and family'
my thoughts and prayers with you' ll family.may god bless your family in this time of need.

margaret b.gonsoulin

PatraMae (Pat) Boutte

June 17, 2013

Linda and Chad my thoughts and prayers are with you both and also with Vickie and Mark. Al was a beautiful person and he will be remembered and missed.
Pat L. Boutte

Michelle DeRouen

June 17, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. May bless you and keep you close. You are all in our thougths and prayers.
Michelle Gray DeRouen and Family.

June 17, 2013

Vicky & Family, please know that you all are in our thoughts & prayers in the loss of your loved one.

Sylvia & Billy Pete

Phil Comeaux

June 17, 2013

My prayers and thoughts are with all of my family during this time of great sorrow. I fondly remember the family reunions in Rynella!

Barry Hulin

June 17, 2013

Linda, Chad, Vickie, Mark, Larry & Family - My Deepest Sympathy to you all and your families. May God Bless your Families in your time of sorrow. May he Comfort you all with the Memories you shared with Al while he was with you and remember, he will always be in your Hearts. Barry Hulin

Becky Dees

June 17, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Kelly Grow Shaffer

June 17, 2013

Ms Linda and Chad...I can't begin to imagine what you are going through. I will always hold a special place in my heart for your family as I loved Rhonda so much and I miss her so much. I have so many wonderful memories of me al and I love that man. Will never forget the clothes pin. He was a awesome dad, husband and person.