Brandon Paul Chautin
July 15, 1990  -  August 7, 2017

Brandon Paul Chautin

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Opelousas – Memorial services for Brandon Paul Chautin will be held at a later date.

Brandon, age 27, was a resident of Arnaudville. He passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017, in Butte la Rose. He honorably served as a U. S. Marine for 4 years during his two tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. He enjoyed spending time with his brother. He loved playing video games, shooting guns, and getting tattoos.

He is survived by his mother, Lynnette Champagne of Denham Springs; brother, John Shane Champagne; sister, Christina Chautin; maternal grandmother, Mergie M. Trahan; paternal grandmother, Marie Chautin; maternal great-grandmother, Metile Miller; stepson, Bracen Robinson; and nephew, Jace Ryan Pellissier.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Shane Chautin; paternal grandfather, John Edward Chautin; maternal grandfather, Frank Champagne, Sr.; maternal great-grandfather, DD Miller, Sr.; maternal step-grandfather, Charles Trahan, Sr.; godmother, Janet Semien; cousin, Bryant "Pitt" Thibodeaux; and Donald "Buck" Thibodeaux, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA, 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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  1. Aaron penn
    Dayton, TX

    He was damn good friend. Someone you can always count on . you well always be love and never forget my brother fly high and proud tell we me again

  2. Marie & Carolyn Chautin
    Lawtell, LA

  3. Kelly Miller & Bobby Ray Norwood
    Lawtell, LA

    I love you with all my heart and ur gone but never forgotten and always in our heart's.. more than words can say R.I.P COUSIN

  4. Louis Drews
    Austin, TX

    You will forever be missed.

  5. Starlee&Matt Reed
    Jennings, LA

    So sorry to for the loss of a great guy,all the family are in my thoughts and prayers and my condolences are with them all ,to my best friend heather you and Bracen are deep in my thoughts and I love you both and I'm so so sorry you all have to endure this kind of pain rip Brandon fly high tell Liam we love him and miss him!

  6. Kelsi S.
    New Iberia, LA

    I am so sorry for your loss. The loss of a loved one brings so much grief and pain. But I hope the words found at Acts 24:11 and Revelation 21:4 can help bring some comfort to all in grief.

  7. Blaine Radford
    Tampa, FL

    You were a great Marine to be around always smiling and joking you will be missed brother! Semper Fi! Rest Easy

  8. Jackie jones fontenot

    So sorry for your loss I'm in major shock prayers for your family from ours .... he was a good guy going to sadly be missed ..

  9. Michael

    My thoughts and prayers are with his family. He was one of the few and one of the proud. Till Valhalla.

  10. Jason Witman
    Bossier City, LA

    R.I.P. old friend. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Semper Fi

  11. Sonia Chautin
    Opelousas, LA

    Praying for all family members,praying that God wraps his arms around this family during this difficult time..R.I.P Brandon..

  12. Sharon & Don Guidry
    Breaux Bridge, LA

    We will never forget you Brandon!
    Lynn, John, & Christina we send love hugs and prayers for you at this difficult time. So sorry for the loss you have suffered. May God wrap his loving arms around you to help you through.
    Love Aunt Sharon & Uncle Don & family
    MaMom Miller sends her love & prayers.

  13. Keisha Speyrer
    Leonville, LA

    Sorry for yall loss. sending prayers to your family

  14. Marilyn Bourque ( Mimi)
    St. Thomas, Virgin,Islands,

    So sorry for ya loss. Brandon I will miss you. Thoughts & Prayers on the way. 🙏🙏🙏

  15. Carlene Stelly Daigle
    Port Barre, LA

    My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the family so sorry for y'all loss, I'm a cuzin on Mergie's side of the family.

  16. Anjele Chaisson
    Iota, LA

    My prayers are with the family! Heather I'm so sorry.

  17. Jr & Paula Smith
    Churchpoint, LA

    We are truly sorry for your loss.

  18. Agnes Trahan
    Duson, LA

    I just want to say Brandon was a very good guy. He would help anybody he could.And he was a very hard worker.He took care of his family.And he will be missed.

  19. Tara Estis
    Myrtle Beach, SC

    I am at a loss for words....I didn't know Brandon very well, but his mom and I grew up together. My heart hurts for all of you. Prayers for you in peace, Brandon.

  20. Jessica Baudoin
    Breaux Bridge, LA

    Fly High and Rest Easy! You were a good guy! You will be missed by many!

  21. Nellie Mouton
    St. Martinville, LA

    I would like to send my deepest sympathies,to his Family and his Friends, May God wrap his loving arms around each of you, and give you all the courage and strength to get through this trying times. May he RIP and God Bless each of you.

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