Albert Lee Gremillion
May 26, 1933  -  April 13, 2019

Albert Lee Gremillion


Rosary
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12:30 pm

Funeral Service
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
1:00 pm

Burial
St. Catherine Cemetery
Opelousas, LA  70570
Tuesday, April 16, 2019


I served in the Air Force.

Opelousas - Funeral services for Albert "Bubba" Lee Gremillion, Jr. will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas. Burial will be held at St. Catherine's Cemetery in Rosa, LA. Deacon Sammy Diesi will conduct the funeral service. Visiting hours will be observed on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM. A rosary will be prayed at 12:30 PM.

Mr. Gremillion, a resident of Arnaudville, LA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his residence.

Albert served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a devout Catholic and a longtime parishioner of St. Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Albert will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by two sons, James Larry Gremillion of Arnaudville, LA; John Allen Gremillion and wife, Tammy Talbot Gremillion, of Erwinville, LA; his daughter, Bonnie Patricia Gremillion of Breaux Bridge, LA; his sisters, Cecilia "Bee Bee" Cortez and husband, Joe Bob Cortez, of Arlington, TX and Betty Ray Maduzia, of Arlington, TX. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, Rachael Gremillion Doucet and husband, Chris; James Logan Gremillion, Seth Bradford Gremillion, Colby Duplin, Beverly Lorraine Gremillion, Jonathan Lee Gremillion, Matthew Edward Gremillion, Monica Lynn Gremillion, Leslie Elizabeth Gremillion, Lauren Gremillion Leday and husband, Morris and twelve great-grandchildren, Spencer Lawrence Gremillion; Paige Taylor Goodwin and husband, Lucas; David Lee Taylor, Jr.; Nicholas Blair Taylor; Ann Elise Gremillion, Ayden James Gremillion, Avery Talbot Gremillion, Aaron Paul Ledoux, Catelyn Rose Ledoux, Cameron Leday, Chase Leday and Christian Davis and two great-great grandchildren, Jace Wayne Goodwin, Everleigh Elise Goodwin and his beloved dog, Lucy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann Soileau; his parents, Albert Lee Gremillion, Sr. and Rae Ludeau Gremillion and his brother-in-law, Bernard Maduzia.

Pallbearers will be Spencer Gremillion, Nicholas Taylor, Aaron Ledoux, Logan Gremillion, Jonathan Gremillion, Robert Buller and Danny Buller.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

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

Condolences(9)

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  1. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz
    Opelousas, LA

    May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.

  2. Tommy Hidalgo
    Opelousas, LA

    RIP Bubba

  3. Bee Bee Landry
    Arnaudville, LA

  4. David Gremillion
    Madison, WI

    To Larry, lil Johnny and Bonny. With deepest sympathy. You are in my prayers. Forever Indian Hills.

  5. Barry maduzia
    Burleson, TX

  6. Gail G
    Arabi, LA

    Prior to meeting Uncle Bubba, as I had been advised was practically his given name, I was filled with loving stories from his nephew, Mark Soileau. With great anticipation of our formal ‘meet and greet’, I was in awe of Uncle Bubba’s calm, subdued demeanor. He appeared to be an old school gentleman as he listened intently with accumulated wisdom. Even within the confines of a few conversations, it were as if we had known each other for years.

    As time always has its way, it was evident Uncle Bubba’s health had been caving...neuropathy slowed him down of body, but certainly not of mind. He spoke in earnest of his beloved deceased wife of many, many years, Patsy, as if he were able to envision her in real time. He, also, lamented the brotherly relationship he experienced with his brother-in-law, Allen Soileau, speaking with exhilaration of long ago adventures. One situation recollecting of he and Allen wildly catching fish; another with a sheepish remembrance of an escapade involving a night out imbibing in few drinks...


    As life brings us all to our end, I believe Uncle Bubba is euphoric to be again united with his dearly loved Patsy. In leaving his earthly existence, he has left a beautiful legacy of humanity for family, friends and acquaintances to ponder for many years to come. May Uncle Bubba Rest In Peace.

  7. Billy and Jane Dean
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Bonnie, Larry, Johnny and the entire family. Saddened to hear of Bubba’s passing. Truly, a loyal friend. R.I.P “Mee-Yan”

  8. Charlie Boudreaux
    Pilot Point, TX

    Larry,Johnnie and Bonnie. Please accept my sincerest condolences for the loss of friend Bubba. What wonderful memories I will carry forever of our times at 3mile and the many hunting and fishing trips. Miss you guys and think of y’all often.

  9. Billy and Jane Dean
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Bonnie, Larry, Johnny and the entire family. Saddened to hear of Bubba’s passing. Truly, a loyal friend. R.I.P “Mee-Yan”

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