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Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Monday June 7th, 2021
3:00pm - 3:00pm

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Visitation

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Tuesday June 8th, 2021
9:00am - 9:00am

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Memorial service

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Tuesday June 8th, 2021
10:00am - 10:00am

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Mitchell Thibodeaux, Jr.

New Iberia - A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia for Mitchell Thibodeaux, Jr., 90, who passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Lafayette.Interment will be at a later date.A gathering of family and friends will be Monday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 9:00 am until 10:00 am.A longtime area resident, Mr. Thibodeaux was born on June 7, 1930 in Lone Pine and was a graduate of SLI, now the University of Louisiana Lafayette, ULL. In 1957 he established Tibby’s Roller Rink in Lafayette, and was also the owner and operator of the skating rink on Lewis Street, in New Iberia, and one in Bossier City. Mr. Thibodeaux coached roller speed skating for many years and was the liaison for the Roller Skating Association International (RSAI) and Special Olympics. In 1988 he was the RSAI Rink Operator of the Year. He was also employed by Sears for 17 years, having received several awards throughout his career. An avid fan of ULL, Mr. Thibodeaux enjoyed working in his yard, roller hockey, golf, softball, basketball, and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Thibodeaux of New Iberia; daughter, Deborah Torries (Frank) of Lafayette; son, Mitchell Paul Thibodeaux of Lafayette; step daughter, Barbara Delhomme (Michael) of New Iberia; step son, Joe LaCombe of Riverside, CA; stepson, James Dean LaCombe (Rosanne) of San Antonio, TX; daughter-in-law, Vanessa Racca LaCombe of New Iberia; 20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his daughter, Dianne Thibodeaux and a stepson, Clarence LaCombe; . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7732 Goodwood Blvd, Suite 110, Baton Rouge, LA 70806Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.<iframe class="ts_player" allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" frameborder="0" height="330" scrolling="no" src="https://www.tributeslides.com/videos/embedded_video/5B2366YSMXMB8XKS" width="512"></iframe>

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Uncle Jr. was an amazing man.He worked two jobs forever. Never complained. Me and my sister would go spend some of the summer with them every year. He also would take us on vacation with them. Long rides and giggling girls. He never complained. Uncle Jr., you will be missed, but your memories will always be with us Until we meet again, Love Cretia Maness

Lucretia Maness Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers

Carol Keeter Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry for the loss of another cousin. Praying for his family that God will give them peace during the days ahead. Ill always remember his pretty smile he had any time you would see him. Louetta Powers Guillory.

Louetta Guillory Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Gil and Karen Hudson and Nancy Kurp Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Sending loving thoughts and prayers.

Tina Winkler Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Deniece Hebert Jun 4 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mitchell Jr.

Pearl Butler Jun 4 2021 12:00 AM

Uncle Jr. was an amazing man.He worked two jobs forever. Never complained. Me and my sister would go spend some of the summer with them every year. He also would take us on vacation with them. Long rides and giggling girls. He never complained. Uncle Jr., you will be mis...

Lucretia Maness Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sending loving thoughts and prayers. Gift Of Peace was purchased for the family of Mitchell Thibodeaux, Jr. by Tina Winkler.

Tina Winkler Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Breath Of The Heavens was purchased for the family of Mitchell Thibodeaux, Jr. by Gil and Karen Hudson and Nancy Kurp.

Gil and Karen Hudson and Nancy Kurp Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM