Hixson Welsh

412 East South Street, Welsh, LA


Rene Dubois Jr.

August 31, 1931August 9, 2019

Rene Dubois Jr., age 87 passed away on Friday August 9, 2019. Rene was born August 31, 1931 in Abbeville, LA to Rene Sr. and Althe Dubois.

Rene was a jack of all trades, but decided to have a career in teaching. Teaching was his passion; fishing was his hobby. Some might describe Rene as simple yet complicated. Rene will be remembered and missed by many.

Rene is preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Christian Dubois.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 65 years, Ethel Hargrave Dubois; children, Chris Dubois, Jackie Henning and husband Randy all of Welsh, LA; brother, Chester J. Dubois of Bolivar, TX; two grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. A visitation for Rene will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Hixson Funeral Home, Welsh, LA. A rosary will be prayed, on Saturday, at 6:00. PM. Visitation resumes on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Service will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, in Abbeville, LA. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com for the Dubois family.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Rosary Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Visitation Resumes Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 11, 2019


Rene Dubois Jr.

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