Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

2051 East Napoleon Street, Sulphur, LA


Arthur " Butch " Guidry

October 11, 1940May 15, 2020

Sulphur- Arthur Clint "Butch" Guidry, 79, of Sulphur passed away May 15, 2020 in the comfort of his home with his wife at his bedside. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Butch loved NASCAR and was a great dirt track car racer for many years of his life. He was born in Vinton, but he lived in Beaumont, Westlake, and Sulphur.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents, Bernice and Happy Guidry; and his only brother, Richard "Dickie" Guidry. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mary Zoe Guidry; his two daughters, Tracy Carpenter of Westlake, and Stacy Benevage of Sulphur; his son, Ricky Clint Bradley of Seattle; his sister and brother in-law, Monetta Ross and Jack Geary of Florida; and his four step-children, Raymond Gaudet Jr., Sharon Sorgee, Gwenda Hare, and Jolene Porche. He was a beloved grandfather to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, in Big Woods Cemetery. Steve Cape will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sunday with limited occupancy due to the state mandate. His family would to thank Heart of Hospice, especially Jake, Tamara, and Addison, Dr. Davies, and Dr. Tari for their comfort. If anyone would like to make donations, please consider St. Jude or the D.A.V. Association. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.


  • Mary Zoe Guidry, Wife of 32 years
  • Tracy Carpenter, Daughter
  • Stacy Benevage, Daughter
  • Ricky Clint Bradley, Son
  • Monetta Ross and Jack Geary, Sister and Brother in law
  • Raymond Gaudet, Jr., Step-Son
  • Sharon Sorgee, Step-Daughter
  • Gwenda Hare, Step-Daughter
  • Jolene Porche, Step Daughter
  • Bernice and Happy Guidry, Parents (deceased)
  • Richard "Dickie" Guidry, His only Brother (deceased)
  • He was a beloved grandfather to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • D.A.V.Association


  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 17, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, May 17, 2020


Arthur " Butch " Guidry

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Aryn Wheaton

May 16, 2020

The one thing I remember about Uncle Butch is working on his race cars and eating vanilla ice cream on the floor watching tv. One summer I was there visiting, I told Stacey I wanted ice cream. She grab the vanilla ice cream and I said that’s Uncle Butch’s ice cream. She said it would be ok. So I ate it after she put chocolate syrup on it. Then after dinner Uncle Butch said where’s my ice cream. I was so nervous. Stacey said that I had ate it. He picked on me for eating it but he didn’t care. He was always nice to me and made me feel welcome. He will be greatly missed. But he’s racing his race car in Heaven now. We are thinking about y’all during this time and we love y’all.

Kali Benevage

May 16, 2020

This morning we said goodbye to my sweet paw paw. He was many things, but a quitter was never one, and boy did he try to win this race. He taught me many things, like never to give up on my dreams because in his eyes I could do anything. He was one of the strongest men I ever had the pleasure of knowing. We all know he is racing up there in heaven, he was just waiting on God to finish building his track. Love you paw paw, you will forever be apart of us. Thank you for always being you ❤️ Kali Bug!

Brandon Gaudet

May 15, 2020

Pawpaw made me and my dad them men we are, from watching them build race cars from ground up since I was just a baby, and just dominating that race car track. Remembering pawpaw teach me how to put a wheel on a car since I was 3. Also teaching me to shoot squirrels out the dang pecan tree so they wouldn’t eat all the pecans. He was a legend in my eyes and always will be in my heart, I love you pawpaw rest easy.


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