Alfred G. Robichaux, Jr., 83, a native of Thibodaux, died Wednesday, November 28th. "Captain Al", an avid sailor, and a train enthusiast graduated from Thibodaux College & Spring Hill College, and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. He was a co-owner of Shaver-Robichaux Insurance Agency, and was a founding member of the Lake Palourde Yacht Club, a member of Rotary International, a member of the St Vincent de Paul Society, and past-president of the Louisiana Association of Mutual Insurance Agents. He loved to travel and tell jokes.
He is survived by his wife, Joel Harris Robichaux, 9 children, Alfred Robichaux, III and wife Patti, Will Robichaux and wife Chris, Raoul Robichaux and wife Lynn, George Robichaux and wife Ann, Eugene Robichaux and wife Angela, Sara Day Foret and husband Bill, Beth Hodnett and husband Malcolm, Renee Melancon and husband Bill, and Alma Jackson and husband Jack; brother, R. Gibbens Robichaux; 24 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, Alfred G. Robichaux Sr. and Sara Day Gibbens Robichaux
Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at St. Joseph Co Cathedral from 9:00 AM till Funeral Time. Mass of Christian will take place at 11:00 AM at the church with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Linda, Ida, Jeanette, Andrea, Roberta, Lindi, and Frances for their care of Captain Al. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to ED White Catholic High School, 555 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux, LA, 70301 or Spring Hill College, 4000 Dauphine Street, Mobile, AL, 36608
Landry’s Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.