Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Rubin Hypolite, Jr., 55, who passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 7:00 am until 10:00 am on Saturday.
A rosary will be prayed at 8:00 am on Saturday.
Rev. George-Bede Ajuruchi, SSJ will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.
Rubin was referred to as a pillar of the community and found immense joy in mentoring children. He was a member of the SURVIVORS league team – a team in which he was instrumental in creating and building from the ground up. He also assisted in building the LYET football team and coached it, as well as the RAIDERS football team.
Rubin was an avid sports fan, who enjoyed all sports. In his younger days, he ran track, played football, and softball. As a pastime, Rubin loved fishing, dancing, and singing. He enjoyed spending time with his 3 sons.
Rubin will be fondly remembered for his love for children and his family and will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and his community.
He is survived by his wife, Missy Noel Hypolite; sons, Coddie Noel, Sr., Rubin Hypolite, III, and Kelby Hypolite; brother, Kevin Hypolite; four grandchildren, Coddie Noel, Jr., Chloie Noel, Lakin Batiste, and Raya Hypolite; mother, Sharian Hypolite; and his godmother, Claudia H. Clark.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rubin Hypolite, Sr.; maternal grandparents, Dupre and Annie Wiltz; paternal grandparents, Curly and Yolanda Hypolite; two uncles, Zerbin Hypolite and Calvin Wiltz; mother-in-law, Mildred Noel; and his in-laws, Chris and Rita Robertson.
Pallbearers will be Byron Alexander, Cornell Zenon, Clifton Hypolite, Peter Hypolite, Curtis Ledet Sr., Calvin Wiltz Jr., Donald Benoit Jr., Reginald Boutte Jr., Dennis Smith Jr., John Sassau Jr., Christian Cormier, Chris Robertson Jr., Coy Darby, and Dwayne Fontenette.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.