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Joseph Soileau

August 7, 1951 — May 30, 2021

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, for Joseph Calvin Soileau, Jr., 69, who passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Ville Platte.

Father Andrew Killeen will be celebrant of the Mass and will conduct funeral services.

Entombment will take place at Sacred Heart Mausoleum.

Joseph Calvin Soileau was born on August 7, 1951, in Ville Plate, Louisiana to Calvin Soileau and Anna Ruth Soileau.  He worked and retired from Cabot.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed camping during squirrel season and setting lines at the river. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Sarah Beth McGee and husband, Chris of Lake Charles; son, Jared Paul Soileau and wife, Meghann of Vidrine; sisters, Sandra Sue Rozas and husband, Blyn of Chataignier, Donna Joan Henry, and Karen Marie Fontenot and husband, Gary Wade Fontenot; mother, Anna Ruth Soileau of Mamou; the mother of his children, Nancy Soileau; and grandchildren, Noah Daniel, Eli Christopher, and Charlotte Rose McGee and Beau Luke and Ella Grace Soileau.

He is preceded in death by his father, Calvin Soileau.

At the request of the family, a visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, beginning at 4:00 PM and until 9:00 PM.  A rosary will be prayed in his honor on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the Soileau family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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