Myron Joseph Mayeaux
(May 1, 1946 - January 18, 2013)

  U.S. Marine, 1964-1967

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for Myron Joseph Mayeaux on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Little Flower with Fr. Scott Chemino officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Church of the Little Flower Cemetery under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie.

Mr. Mayeaux, age 66, of Bridge City, TX, passed away in his residence on Friday, January 18, 2013. Myron started working in June, 1977 for Gulf Oil Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. When Gulf Oil became Chevron, he transferred to the Chevron plant in Orange, TX. He was an operator there until he retired in 2001. He was a US Marine, having served in the Vietnam War from 1964 - 1967. He was a native of Bunkie, LA and was an avid LSU Tiger fan. He was preceded in death by his son, Brandon Gerald Mayeaux; his parents, Velton and Essie Cazalot Mayeaux; his brother, Lawrence Mayeaux. Those who knew Myron know that he will be greatly missed, especially by his wife, Linda, and his puppy, Gizmo. Now he is at his real home - at peace - no suffering- with our son, Brandon, and everyone else he loves and cares about so much.

He is survived by his loving wife of forty years, Linda Townsend Mayeaux of Bridge City, TX; his son, Todd Mayeaux and wife, Renee, of Hackett, AR; sisters-in-law, Lottie R. Mayeaux of Evergreen, LA, Gloria T. Guillaumin of Bridge City, TX, Betty T. Hoover and husband, John, of Bridge City, TX and Janeita C. Townsend of Cheneyville, LA and a brother-in-law, Roy Townsend and wife, Gilda, of Moss Bluff, MS.

Visitation will be at Melancon Funeral Home - 108 N Lexington Ave - Bunkie, LA 71322 on Sunday, January 20, 2013 beginning at 4 p.m. with a Rosary at 6 p.m. and on Monday, January 21, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Please share sympathies, memories and online condolences at

Source:  Melancon Funeral Home