Opelousas - Funeral services for Darell Jean Babineaux will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in the Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. Father Neil Pettit will officiate the service. Burial will follow at St. Bridget Catholic Church Cemetery in Lawtell, La.
Visitation will be held in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas on Thursday, April 7, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m.
Darell was very athletic in high school and played on the basketball team. He was a bowling champion, loved horseracing and mostly enjoyed throwing around a baseball and a football with his grandsons. He was an ace at trivia and loved playing his favorite lotto numbers. He also enjoyed listening to Golden Oldies music. Darrel enjoyed visiting his family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his son, Derek P. Babineaux and wife, Amanda; his daughter, Daphanie L. Jewett and husband, David; his sister, Janice B. Lafleur and husband, Bobby and his three grandsons, Derek Babineaux, Jr., Joseph Jewett, and Joshua Jewett.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Dinah L. Babineaux; his parents, Hassa and Lloyd Babineaux; his sisters, Karline Babineaux and Carolyn Babineaux; his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Adele Babineaux and his maternal grandparents, Adam and Octavia Fontenot.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 S. Union St., Opelousas, LA (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.