Steve James Broussard
Welsh – Steve James Broussard, 83, died on March 4, 2019, at home in Welsh, Louisiana.
Steve was the son of Lily Hardy Broussard and Septime Broussard, both of Breaux Bridge, La. Growing up in Breaux Bridge, he graduated from Breaux Bridge High School where he played football and baseball until an eye injury sidelined him.
He attended ULL in Lafayette and School of Banking in Norman, Oklahoma. Steve spent 50 years in the banking service at 1st National in Lafayette, American Bank in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Marine in Lake Charles, Crowley State Bank and Farmers State Bank in Church Point.
Mr. Broussard was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa Meloncon; and sisters, Viva Periou and Velma Guidry.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary Ann Broussard; his daughter, Stephanie Landry (David); four step children, Steve Monks (Debbie), Lisa Monks, Tommy Monks and Billy Monks (Robert); and grandsons, Michael Hebert (Megan), Jonathon Melancon (Kyndra), Courtland Monks, Luke and Dan Billeaudeaux, and Mehgan Young (Daniel); and nine great-grandchildren.
Trail riding, selling horses and mules, gossiping and having coffee with the guys at Cajun Tales was a special pasttime. Steve served in the Army National Guard in the Special Forces having gone to jungle survival school in Panama and jump school at Ft. Benning, Ga. as well as other areas.
A Memorial Service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church of Welsh. A gathering of friends and family was at 9 a.m. Burial will be at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Breaux Bridge, at a later date.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.