Rodney Paul "Bush Rod" Ardoin
January 11, 1941  -  August 5, 2007

Rodney Paul "Bush Rod" Ardoin

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Ardoins Funeral Home
1210 South Ryan Street
Basile, LA  70515
Monday, August 06, 2007
9AM10PM Rosary 7PM
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St. Augustine Catholic Church
2717 3rd St.
Basile, LA  70515
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
10:00 AM
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St. Augustine CemeteryH
2717 3rd St.
Basile, LA  70515
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BASILE-A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 6, 2007, at 10:00 am at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile for Rodney Ardoin, 66, who passed away Sunday, August 5, 2007 at Basile Care Center in Basile. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Augustine Cemetery with the Reverend Bill Rogalla officiating.

A Loving Husband, Father, Brother and Grandfather Mr. Ardoin is survived by his loving wife, Bursia Ardoin of Basile; three sons, Pat Ardoin of Basile, Doug Ardoin of Duralde, and Lester Ardoin, and wife, Mary and their two children, Tarra and Landen of Woodlawn; one sister, Linda Fontenot of Eunice; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His parents, Abram and Bertile Ardoin; one sister, Lena Vasseur; and one daughter-in-law, Pam Ardoin, precede him in death.

An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Ardoin loved camping and hunting. He worked at the Basile Rice Dryer for 40 years and managed it for 12 years. He was also a member of the Lions Club for over 20 years.

The family request that visiting hours be observed at Ardoins Funeral Home of Basile on Monday, August 6, 2007, from 9:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Tuesday, August 7,2007 from 8:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Monday evening.


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  1. Tarra Ardoin
    Iowa, LA

    I really have been missing my paw paw since he died....

  2. kathy johnson
    mamou, LA

    i am so sorry for yuor lost

  3. Nita Vasseur
    Lafayette, LA

    To my godfather who I will miss dearly but knows he is with my mother in heaven. My prayers are with Taunt Bursia and the boys. Love yall dearly. Love Nita

  4. Lennie Amanda Boulet
    Eunice, LA

    Moma Bursia, Douggie, Patrick Louise and LesterWe are sorry to see Bush gone but yet we are glad he is no longer suffering. Let us hang on to the memories we have shared with him. And many thanks for allowing us to have shared in so many memories with yall. We love all of you and will certainly miss Nonc Rodney
    Gunsmoke, Amanda Blake, Courtney, Jeffery, Alexis Cami

  5. Ardoins Funeral Home
    Eunice, LA

    On behalf of the entire staff at Ardoins Funeral Home we would like to offer you and your family our most sincere condolences for your loss.

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