Obituaries » Mr. Wilson Joseph Thibeaux
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November 6, 1947 - December 13, 2018
Wilson Joseph Thibeaux was born November 6, 1947 in New Iberia, Louisiana to Whitney and Franzella Thibeaux. The family moved to Beaumont, Texas while he was young, Wilson was the third child of seven born to Whitney and Franzella.
Wilson was a loving and devoted son to his parents. He resided and cared for them both as they aged. He was there to do whatever he could for both his parents until their passing.
Wilson and his older siblings shared a bond of childhood closeness that will remain fond and precious memories as the years continue. Stories and moments, they can hold dear as memories of happy times in their lives growing up together.
Wilson and his companion Peggy Gilliam, the love of his life for many years raised one daughter, Vanessa Whittington (Chad). He was grandfather of two children.
The greatest passion of his later years was gardening. He loved to work in the garden and this was often the focus of any conversation when speaking with him. A man of few words, that is, until it came to his garden. He loved Zydeco music and watching old western shows.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, T-Jacques (as he was lovingly referred to by his maternal Grandmother) was called home to Glory. He was preceded in death by his mother, Franzella Thibeaux; his father, Whitney Thibeaux; his older brother, Whickles J. Thibeaux; two nephews, Wilford and Warren Thibeaux; and one niece, Anita Arceneaux.
Survivors include his daughter, Vanessa Whittington (Chad); three sisters, Lorita Arceneaux, of Raywood, TX; Mary Ann Simon (Henry), of Beaumont TX; Marie Zeno (Frederic Sr.), of Beaumont, TX; two brothers, William Thibeaux (Rita) of Beaumont, TX and Wilbert Thibeaux (Sharon) of Beaumont, TX; two grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, other relatives and acquaintances.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018 Wilson passed away at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, TX.
On Friday, December 21, 2018, there will be a visitation at 9:30 a.m. with the Rosary at 11:15 a.m. the Funeral Mass will be at 12 noon at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. Final disposition will be private.