(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
Charles Gary Thibodeaux passed away in a Katy hospital on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at the age of 80.
He was born on January 17, 1937, in Egan, Louisiana, to Almos Joseph Thibodeaux and Mary Lejeune Thibodeaux. Charles proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force as a Tech Sergeant and retired after 20 years.
On April 8, 1967, he married Sophie Hubacek in Riverside, California. He has resided in Katy since February of 1978, and was a member of the American Legion Post in Katy as well as the A.O.P.A. and E.A.A. He was a parishioner at St. Bartholomew The Apostle Catholic Church, in Katy.
He is survived by his wife, Sophie Thibodeaux of Katy, Texas; sons, Gary Thibodeaux of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and David Thibodeaux of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Teryl Thibodeaux, Austin Thibodeaux, Saige Thibodeaux, and Raigan Thibodeaux; sister, Elizabeth Meche of Egan, Louisiana; as well as other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joseph Thibodeaux; and sister, Barbara Breaux.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy, where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon William C. Wagner reciting. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, in Katy, with Rev. Nicolas Ramirez, Celebrant. Interment in Estherwood Cemetery in Estherwood, Louisiana.