Breaux Bridge - A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022 for James "Jim" Donald Barron, 81, who passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday.
Jim worked in the oilfield industry for many years as a mud engineer. He retired from Halliburton with 30 years of service. Jim was also a Ham Radio Operator (WB5AAA) and a licensed private pilot. He was most often found tinkering in his workshop or hanging out in his ham radio shack. He enjoyed family time with his wife and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Georgi Barron; two daughters, Melissa Welcome (Adam) and Kristine Lanoux (Raymond); stepdaughter, Celeste Sorrells (David); stepson, Bonner Thompson (Renee); two brothers, Ed Barron (Margaret) and Ronnie Barron (Linda); and six grandchildren, Clayton Sorrells, Suzanne Sorrells, Matthew Welcome, Nathaniel Lanoux, Rileigh Thompson, and Taytum Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Blum George and Martha LeBlanc Barron.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Acadiana.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.