Everiste (Bill) Arsenaux, age 88 years, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Slidell, LA. He was born on January 10, 1928 in New Orleans, LA. He is the beloved husband of Lizette Falco Arsenaux for 44 years and the late Thelma McCue Arsenaux for 17 years. Loving father of William (Billy) Arsenaux (Janice). Son of the late Beverly and Jeanette Lee Saleg Arsenaux. Brother of the late Eva Schellinger (Bob) and Beverly Arsenaux, Jr. (Bertha). Step-Brother of the late Robert (Sailor) Saleg (Olga), William Russell Saleg (Marie), and Ida Saleg Waller (Dave). Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Arsenaux was a graduate of Francis T. Nicholls High School in New Orleans. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII, serving on both a LST Minesweeper and the USS Birmingham. He was an avid fisherman, a softball and baseball enthusiast, and enjoyed old music and dancing. He was also a passionate and loyal New Orleans Saints fan. Special thanks to Bonnie and Jim Mooney, Barb Hogan and Mike Scallon for all the love and support.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home form 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.