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Hixson Funeral Home-Vinton

1420 Fancher, Vinton, LA

OBITUARY

Joseph Jimmie Marceaux

July 16, 1936December 7, 2019
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Joseph Jimmie Marceaux, 83 went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Joseph was born on July 16, 1936 in Kaplan, LA to Ozite and Joseph Marceaux shortly after moving to Abbeville, then Crowley in 1944 where his father was a tenant farmer for Hi Polet Meaux. He attended St. Michael Catholic School, then attending N. Crowley Elementary. At 16 years old he began working for Pepsi-Cola bottling company and LeFleur Grocery Store as a stock clerk. In 1953 he met Bertha Jane Villejoin while working at a feed store. He also began working for Harmel Cab as a dispatcher and driver. In 1955 Joseph and Bertha married, and in 1956 they welcomed their first son Allen Ray.

In 1957 Joseph began attending Southwest Louisiana Vocational School, earning a certification in welding, also welcoming their second son Robert James and in 1959 welcomed their third son David Lee. In 1960 they relocated to Orange, Tx where he began working for American Bridge Manufacturer and Livingston Shipyard, then Bethlehem Shipyard in Beaumont. In 1967 he began working turnarounds at Cities Service as a pipe welder, until he was hired permanently in 1974 at Cit-Con.

In 1984, he and Bertha made a trip abroad to Chartres, France for the reuniting of the United States and France Marceaux Family where he learned that his ancestor, General Francois Severin Marceau held a important role in the French Revolutionary war.

The Knights of Columbus were a big part of Joseph's life, joining in 1970. He held several positions during his time; Grand Knight, 4th Degree Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator and was awarded Sir Knight of the Year, Color Corp Award of the year. During his time in the Knights of Columbus he enjoyed traveling, attending initiation ceremonies and participating in group activities.

His family will best remember him for his love of family, his work ethic, training horses, love of vacationing and boating on Big Lake, and being the best Paw Paw to his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild.

Those left to cherish his memory are one son; Allen Ray Marceaux; grandchildren, Angela Renee Overton, Michelle Jones and husband Christopher, Jennifer Lea Simien and Larry Phillip Marceaux and wife Angela; great grandchildren Paiglyne Jade and Tynan Brahn Marceaux, Christian Blaze and Alyssah Eve Overton, Gavin and Landon Marceaux, Bryce, Victoria and Joshua Jones, Chasity Marceaux, Keane Gibson and Kyrah Simien, Alli Marceaux; and a great great grandchild: Karsyn Lee Gibson

He welcomed into Heaven by his loving wife Bertha, whom he shared 55 wonderful years with, two sons Robert James Marceaux and David Lee Marceaux.

The family will begin welcoming friends on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 3pm at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton, LA. The Knights of Columbus will conduct an Honor Guard Ceremony beginning at 6pm followed by a Rosary at 7pm. Visitation will resume Tuesday at 8am until time of service. A Mass of Christian Burial, led by Father Carlos Garcia at St. Joseph Catholic Church beginning at 10am. He will be laid to rest next to Bertha at Woodlawn Cemetery in Crowley, LA.

Words of comfort and condolences may be shared with the family at www.hixsonvinton.com

  • FAMILY

  • Allen Marceaux, Son
  • Angela Renee Overton, Granddaughter
  • Michelle Jones (Christopher Jones), Granddaughter
  • Jennifer Lea Simien, Granddaughter
  • Larry Phillip Marceaux (Angela Marceaux), Grandson
  • Paiglyne Jade Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Tynan Brahn Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Christian Blaze Overton, Great Grandchild
  • Alyssah Eve Overton, Great Grandchild
  • Gavin Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Landon Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Bryce Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Victoria Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Joshua Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Chasity Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Keane Gibson, Great Grandchild
  • Kyrah Simien, Great Grandchild
  • Alli Marceaux, Great Grandchild
  • Karsyn Lee Gibson, Great Great Grandchild
  • Bertha Marceaux, Spouse (deceased)
  • Robert James Marceaux, Son (deceased)
  • David Lee Marceaux, Son (deceased)

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Knights of Columbus Ceremony Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Rosary Monday, December 9, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Memories

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Jeanette Jones

December 10, 2019

Christmas time with Grandpa and Phillip

Jeanette Jones

December 9, 2019

Christmas time with Grandpa

Laura Bennett

December 9, 2019

So sorry for your loss, Allen. My prayers go out to you and your family. May God continue to comfort you and your family in this time of need. Just know that the Class of '74 is thinking of you and your family.
Laura Allen Bennett

Paiglyne Marceaux

December 8, 2019

He was heading to his kc meeting and I had to have a picture!

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Biography

Joseph Jimmie Marceaux, 83 went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 8, 2019.

Joseph was born on July 16, 1936 in Kaplan, LA to Ozite and Joseph Marceaux shortly after moving to Abbeville, then Crowley in 1944 where his father was a tenant farmer for Hi Polet Meaux. He attended St. Michael Catholic School, then attending N. Crowley Elementary. At 16 years old he began working for Pepsi-Cola bottling company and LeFleur Grocery Store as a stock clerk. In 1953 he met Bertha Jane Villejoin while working at a feed store. He also began working for Harmel Cab as a dispatcher and driver. In 1955 Joseph and Bertha married, and in 1956 they welcomed their first son Allen Ray.

In 1957 Joseph began attending Southwest Louisiana Vocational School, earning a certification in welding, also welcoming their second son Robert James and in 1959 welcomed their third son David Lee. In 1960 they relocated to Orange, Tx where he began working for American Bridge Manufacturer and Livingston Shipyard, then Bethlehem Shipyard in Beaumont. In 1967 he began working turnarounds at Cities Service as a pipe welder, until he was hired permanently in 1974 at Cit-Con.

In 1984, he and Bertha made a trip abroad to Chartres, France for the reuniting of the United States and France Marceaux Family where he learned that his ancestor, General Francois Severin Marceau held a important role in the French Revolutionary war.

The Knights of Columbus were a big part of Joseph's life, joining in 1970. He held several positions during his time; Grand Knight, 4th Degree Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator and was awarded Sir Knight of the Year, Color Corp Award of the year.
During his time in the Knights of Columbus he enjoyed traveling, attending initiation ceremonies and participating in group activities.

His family will best remember him for his love of family, his work ethic, training horses, love of vacationing and boating on Big Lake, and being the best Paw Paw to his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild.

Those left to cherish his memory are one son; Allen Ray Marceaux; grandchildren, Angela Renee Overton, Michelle Jones and husband Christopher, Jennifer Lea Simien and Larry Phillip Marceaux and wife Angela; great grandchildren Paiglyne Jade and Tynan Brahn Marceaux, Christian Blaze and Alyssah Eve Overton, Gavin and Landon Marceaux, Bryce, Victoria and Joshua Jones, Chasity Marceaux, Keane Gibson and Kyrah Simien, Alli Marceaux; and a great great grandchild: Karsyn Lee Gibson

He welcomed into Heaven by his loving wife Bertha, whom he shared 55 wonderful years with, two sons Robert James Marceaux and David Lee Marceaux.

The family will begin welcoming friends on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 3pm at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton, LA. The Knights of Columbus will conduct an Honor Guard Ceremony beginning at 6pm followed by a Rosary at 7pm. Visitation will resume Tuesday at 8am until time of service. A Mass of Christian Burial, led by Father Carlos Garcia at St. Joseph Catholic Church beginning at 10am. He will be laid to rest next to Bertha at Woodlawn Cemetery in Crowley, LA.

Words of comfort and condolences may be shared with the family at www.hixsonvinton.com