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Kevin F. Goat Gauthreaux

November 14, 1956 ~ November 25, 2011

Kevin F. "Goat" Gauthreaux, 55, died Friday, November 25, 2011 in his home surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.


Kevin joined the U.S. Navy immediately after graduating from LaGrange Sr. High School. Kevin was an automotive technician by trade. He was also a "jack of all trades". He was a very witty and generous person. He was a "give you the shirt off his back" type of man. Kevin was manager of John's Cheveron and later he became the owner. He also worked several years at Mark Dodge.


He is survived by his wife, Linda Doucett Gauthreaux; two sons, Chris Gauthreaux Sr. and wife Heather of Sulphur and Justin Gauthreaux of Lake Charles; two grandchildren, Avril and Christopher Gauthreaux both of Sulphur; mother, Mary Elwanda Gauthreaux of Sulphur; brothers, Dale Sr. and wife Edie Gauthreaux of Starks, Jeff and wife Susan Gauthreaux of Lake Charles, and Barton and wife Paula Gauthreaux of Gates, North Carolina; sisters, Terri and husband Pete Brown of Sulphur and Margaret and husband Jay Simmons of Starks; many nieces and nephews.


Preceded in death by his father, L.V. Gauthreaux.


A private memorial will be held at a later date. Cremation is entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home.

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  1. Being so close to this family for over 50 years I have lots of memories of Kevin! I feel that all of them are part of my family! our hearts go out to you all. rip Kevin! your in the best hands of all now. you will always be with us in our hearts and memories! Miss Betty

  2. DEAREST KEVIN, YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ALL. I HAVNT SEEN YOU IN SOME TIME, BUT I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. ALL THE WEEKENDS OUR FAMILIES SPENT TOGETHER EITHER IN LAKE CHARLES AT THE BEACH OR HERE IN CROWLEY, WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN AND YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. TELL EVERYONE THERE WITH YOU WE LOVE AND MISS THEM, AS WE LOVE AND MISS YOU. WITH LOVE TO YOU. ANNETTE, AND FAMILY.GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THINGS HERE FOR YOU.

  3. Goat is the man I have loved my entire life, even through all the bad times I still loved him. Goat, you will always be remembered and loved, I miss you very much.

  4. Hey there uncle Kevin, Tell paw paw hello! I remember when u would come over and do the ol crazy noddle hand shake with us kids and we would laugh and laugh. I know my kiddo laughs and laughs when I do to her. U will truly be missed and will always love u and paw paw! Take care of each other up there.

  5. I have known this family for many years and have only been able to keep up thru quick visit with Aunt Wanda, on Facebook or what my mom tells me. I love all of you and pray for you thru this time of sadness. We had alot of good memories when we were kids and I still cherish them to this day. RIP Kevin you will be missed.Love and prayers,Bob and Luci Lewis

  6. I'm sorry to say i only met Kevin one time. But I'm glad I did I feel as if you guys are my extended family. I just want to say to Wanda that I'm very sorry and I wish that I could hug away all your pain. I miss you and you are a part of our family. I'm very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you and may he wrap His loving arms around you and comfort you and your entire family. Love always paulas sister Eva.

  7. MANY MEMORIES FROM KNOWING THE GAUTHREAUX FAMILY FOR OVER 40 YEARS. MY BROTHER AND I ALWAYS AT THEIR HOUSE OR KEVIN AND TERRI AT OURS. FUN NEIGHBORHOOD AND GOOD FRIENDS. MY PRAYERS EXTEND FOR YOU ALL. PEACE NOW FOR KEVIN. LOVE YALL, DEBBIE

  8. Over the years there have been many memorable events between the Gauthreaux's and Seal families. As simple as it may be one of my favorite is singing Karaoke at Ms. Luci's I believe on New Year's Eve. Kevin looked so happy and so did Linda. This is a life cut too short. To Aunt Wanda and the rest of the family, I can't imagine your loss. To the rest of his friends, this is a life cut too short. We love you Kevin. Set up the karaoke and put George and now me on the list!

  9. To my brother, You will be truly loved and missed. I still laugh when I think about the first time you snuck out the house for me you were 21. I love you so much Your sister Margaret

  10. Too many memories to share on here, we will go over them when the pain is not so fresh. Loved him and love you..

  11. Uncle Kevin, I will miss you greatly and will always love you. I have some great older memories and some pretty awesome recent memories as well. I look forward to the day when I will see you again.


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