Mervin "Castro" Oubre, Sr.

March 13, 1934 April 30, 2020

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Obituary for Mervin "Castro" Joseph Oubre, Sr.

Mervin "Castro" Joseph Oubre, Sr., 86 , died Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at 2:20 PM. Born, March 13th, 1934 he was a native of Vacherie, Louisiana and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 42 years, Susan Folse Oubre; children, Mervin J. Oubre, Jr. (Cheryl), Anna O. Cheramie (Deno), Barbara O. Zeringue, Ronnie Oubre, Lonny Oubre, Troy Oubre, Karla O. Cunningham (David), with whom he lived with for 2 years; grandchildren, Kyla, Celia, Cecil, Jr., Jessica, Alma, Brandy, Lacey, Matthew, Chelsy, Zachary; 8 great grandchildren; siblings, Freddie Oubre (Catherine), Russell Oubre, Mary Ann O. Percle (Robert "Beatty"); godchild, Tait Percle and 13 nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Ophelia R. Oubre; brothers, William and Jerry Oubre; first wife and mother of six of his children, Judy Schexnayder Oubre.

He enjoyed playing Bingo and listening to music. He loved spending time with his family and will be dearly missed.

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We are so sorry for the loss of your dad, Merv & Cheryl. Good memories of a very kind man. Laurel & Jane
Comment | Posted at 03:40pm via Condolence

Sherry Benoit

Sending prayers to the family during this difficult time. Mr. Mervin was a sweet man and I enjoyed getting to know him.
Comment | Posted at 07:42pm via Condolence

Lory Usea

You where my one and only that I can joke with and have fun times together but I will always remember you in my heart ❤️ RIP UNCLE MERVIN also known as ( Castro ) your one and only MYANN { till we meet again } Love ❤️ you
Comment | Posted at 01:09pm via Condolence

Linda LeBoeuf

Sincere sympathy to the family. He was a sweet man and when I was in rehab everyday I'd wave at him and he always had such a kind smile. R.I.P. Mr. Melvin
Comment | Posted at 12:45pm via Condolence

Linda LeBoeuf

Sorry, Mervin....not Melvin !
Posted at 12:47pm

Celia Alanna Brunet

May you rest in peace Pawpaw. You are no longer suffering. Until we meet until, love always your oldest granddaughter, Celia Alanna
Comment | Posted at 12:42pm via Condolence

Celia Alanna Brunet

Until we meet again. I love you pawpaw!
Posted at 12:43pm

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