Interment was in the Abshire Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife of 27 years, Vicki Prejean Guilbeau of Duson; two sons, Chad Prejean and wife Debbie of Rayne and Kenneth Prejean of Prairieville; three daughters, Danielle Prejean Cox of Texas, Amy Magnon of Duson, and Natasha Magnon and fiance Tommy Thibodeaux of Duson; three sisters, Deanna Magnon and husband Randy of Iota, Coleen Rogers of Kaplan, Helen Guilbeau of New Orleans and Sue Dubois and husband Darrell of Rayne; a brother, John Guilbeau of Texas; an aunt and uncle, Sylvia and Frank Guilbeau of Slidell; fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nevaeh Thibodeaux; his parents, Norris “Pop” Benoit and Ruby Freeman Benoit; and one brother, Ronald Benoit.
He was born Saturday, October 29, 1949 in New Orleans son of the late Norris Benoit and the late Ruby Freeman Benoit.
A rosary was recited Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 7 p.m. in Gossen Funeral Home.
Friends were received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne on Sunday, October 10, 2010 from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Monday, October 11, 2010 from 8 a.m. until service.
Friends may view the obituary and guest book online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne. (337) 334-3141.