St. Martinville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, October 22, 2021, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville for Fulton Joseph Broussard, Sr., 100, who passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in St. Martinville from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Thursday and continue on Friday at 8:00 am until 9:30 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Thursday.
Rev. Jason Vidrine will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at St. Michael Mausoleum in St. Martinville.
Fulton honorably served in the United States Army during World War II. He was also a member of the Auxiliary Sheriff Department for many years. Fulton was a "Jack-of-all-Trades", but he loved working outdoors and bailing hay with his sons. He enjoyed making his rounds and visiting his friends. Fulton loved spending time with his family, especially his dog, Poupay. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his son, Steven Broussard (Connie); daughter, Annette Schouest; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elize Patin Broussard; sons, Fulton Broussard, Jr., Kenneth Broussard, Chris Broussard and Robert Broussard; parents, Adonice Broussard, Jr. and Lema Lamperez Broussard; sisters, Lou Viator and Bertha Parlow; and brother, Orin Theriot (Joyce).
Pallbearers will be Ben Broussard, Shane Broussard, Kenny Paul Broussard, Ryan Broussard, Lee Schouest, Seth Schouest, Brent Broussard and Trent Broussard.
Honorary pallbearers will be Steven Broussard, Kevin Broussard, Carl Moulis, Jimmy Viator, Jr. and David Whitney.
The family wishes to thank his caregivers, Jennifer Lasseigne, Dana Guidry, Sherry Comb, Bonnie Bergeron, Peggy Broussard, Brandi LeBlanc, Bernette Thibodeaux and Heather Boudreaux, as well as the staff of Hospice of Acadiana, especially Kayla, Amy and Alyson for their care and compassion given.
Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville, 112 New Market St., St. Martinville, LA 70582, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.