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Steve CastexBreaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am, on Friday, August 17, 2012, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge, for Steve Castex, 50, who died on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday and continue at 8:00 am until 9:30 am on Friday. A Rosary will be recited by Deacon Marcel "Butch" Hebert at 6:00 pm on Thursday. Msgr. Robie Robichaux will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Scriptures will be read by Kenneth Broussard and Jill Simon. Gift Bearers will be Madeline Simon, Margaret Champagne, and Albert Simon. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge. Steve was an avid fan of the New Orleans Saints and L.S.U. Tigers Football. As a pastime, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle, and most especially loved watching his son play baseball. Steve was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and a great friend to many, and he will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife, Tami Bonin Castex of Breaux Bridge; his son, Dru Castex of Breaux Bridge; his parents, Lennet and Lou Anna S. Castex of Breaux Bridge; his sister, Nina Judice and her husband, Edmond, of St. Martinville; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Eric and Linda Bonin of St. Martinville; and his brother-in-law, Chad Bonin of Parks. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Castex; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Simon; and his brother-in-law, Brandon Bonin. Pallbearers will be Chad Bonin, Edmond Judice, Derrick Hebert, Scott Capdepon, Wade Domingue, and Eddie Meagher Honorary Pallbearers will be, Mark Thibodeaux, Clark Thibodeaux, and Kevin Mire. Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337.332.2199), is in charge of arrangements.
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Tami, Dru, Lennet and Lou Anna, My heart goes out to all of you during your time of sadness. Your family has been a great example of what Christians should be. I know this journey has been very difficult for all of you. May your cherished memories of this special man be a source of comfort. May God be with all of you through this difficult time and may he carry all of you in his loving arms until all of you meet again in Heaven. May the good Lord have mercy on his soul and may He let perpetual light shine upon him.
Lawrence J. Guidry Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Though I have not seen Steve in a while, he will be missed.Sympathy to his family.
Mike Jagneaux Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
I send my deepest sympathy to the Castex family. So many memories will be cherished!
Tannie Guidry Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Tammy,Dru,and all of the Castex family,my heart is still broken over the news of Steve,and I hope time will help with all of your pain from the loss.Steve and I started Second Harvest/Lafayette together,and the shop will never be the same without him!
Tim Prudhomme Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Cas, Lou and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gerald & Ann B.Viator Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Tami,I am truly shocked and saddened by Steve's death. Please know that I will pray for Steve, as well as for you and Dru.I love y'all.Joe Morton
Joe Morton Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Lennet & LouAnna, My deepest sympathies. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jean Champagne Olivier
Jean Champagne Olivier Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Dru and the Castex and Bonin families.
Camille Trahan Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Lennet, Aunt Lou, Tammy, Drew and Nina... Words alone cannot express my sympathies. There are no words. Will be praying!
Jody, Mark and Peter thibodeaux Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
We grieve for you at your son's passing. It seems sometimes that words of comfort are only words, and we really have no words to describe our sympathy, but we understand the shock of a sudden loss like this, and we believe the Shepherd who watches over us all has even now gathered Steven to His heart. Please remember that our prayers, like the prayers of all those who have known you so long, are with you and all your family. With love and great sympathy for your loss,Juleen and Jeanne
Juleen (Cortinas) Reisman, Jeanne Cortinas Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM