OBITUARY

William Joseph Archambeau

November 18, 1924December 17, 2012

Shreveport, LA – William Joseph Archambeau, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on December 17, 2012. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 20th at St. Pius X Catholic Church followed by interment in Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery.

Bill was born November 18, 1924, in Ironwood, MI. After serving in the Merchant Marines during World War II, he worked 35 years for Cities Service Oil Company and another 28 years for Smith Oil Company in Shreveport. He was a 4th Degree Knight and member of Council 1108 of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member and former President of the North Shreveport Lions Club and recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Bill loved dancing and was a long time member of both the Southern Swingers and the Red River Rounders dance clubs.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Farr Archambeau; his daughter, Debra Morgan; and his granddaughter, Rebecca Morgan. He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Tatum and husband, Mark; granddaughter, Rachael Cheatwood and husband, Jubal; grandsons, Russell Morgan and wife, Amanda, and Christopher Tatum and wife, Mimi; and five great-grandchildren.

You may offer condolences and sign the on-line guest book by visiting www.centuriesmemorialfh.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 20, 2012
REMEMBERING

William Joseph Archambeau

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December 20, 2012

Roy & Barbara Burroughs

December 20, 2012

We are praying for your family, Nancy and Mark. We will miss Mr. Bill's story telling this season, Richard & Connie

Kelly Beavers

December 20, 2012

Praying for comfort for you all during this difficult time. I was blessed to have been able to meet Mr. Archambeau and in the short time that I knew him, I quickly discovered what a kind and funny man he was. My heart goes out to you all.

JOSEPH MALEC

December 20, 2012

Joseph R. and ELIZABETH L. MALEC -KC 10728 AND BISHOP DESMOMD Assembly and H. P. AND GENEVIEVE LEBLANC SEND THEIR PRAYERS AND
CONDOLENCES TO MR. ACHAMBEAU'S FAMILY IN THEIR TIME OF LOSS.
ALL OF KC 3407 SEND THEIR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND KNOW
HE NOW DANCES IN HEAVEN WITH THE BEST OF THEM.

Glenda Phillips

December 20, 2012

My siblings and I have many fond memories of Uncle Bill. He was always so lively and playful and made every family gathering fun. He will be missed.

Jack & Diane Spears

December 19, 2012

Every Southern Swinger will always remember the Cajun Night Before Christmas, Bill did it every year at the party. He was a true Southern Gentleman, and will be missed.

Tracey Rambin

December 19, 2012

Your in my heart and in my prayers.

Gary Foster

December 19, 2012

Ive knwn Bill for many years he was a perfect example of how a true gentelman should live his life.

Virginia McCarty

December 19, 2012

Bill will be missed for a long. His hummer and zest for life will be missed as well. I enjoyed dancing in his square.

December 19, 2012

Praying for you all. Mimi and Rex Johnson