Obituary: Carl “Babyface” Mathieu, Sr.

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 at a 12:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Lafayette for Carl James Mathieu, Sr., age 50, who passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at his residence in Carencro.

Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens. Deacon Wynard Boutte will officiate at the services.

Carl was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend with a big heart to all those he came in contact with.

He was a graduate of Lafayette High School and attended Lafayette Regional Technical College for Small Engine Repair, he was later employed as a Supervisor at LPSS for 30 years. He had a love for horses and demolition.

Carl went on to prosper into having entrepreneurship of his very own businesses, Babyface Demolition Breeding Farm and Carl’s Interior & Demolition, he was an active member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Louisiana Thoroughbred Association.

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 26 years, Lisa Alfred Mathieu; one son, Carl James Mathieu Jr; his father, Ernest Mathieu; three sisters, Brenda Ozene (Kevin), Lisa M. Johnson (Stephen), and Angela Mathieu; two brothers, Mark Mathieu (Monica) of Carencro, LA and Patrick Mathieu (Almera) of Lafayette, LA; mother-in-law, Anna Lou Alfred; four aunts, Maudry Aguillard, Viola Cross, Lou Ann Moses, and Paulette Mathieu; one uncle, John Boutte; four Godchildren, Keith Cross, Jamal Campbell, Cori Alfred, Presley Mathieu; along with a host of nieces, nephews, his work crew and extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Helen Boutte Mathieu; one brother, Kenneth Mathieu; maternal grandparents, Annabelle Labbe-Boutte and Wilson Boutte; and paternal grandparents, Hilda and Joseph Mathieu.

A rosary will be prayed at 9:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

The family requests visiting hours be observed from 7:00 a.m. Saturday until service time on Saturday.

The Mathieu family would like to greatly thank Mr. Matt Arceneaux and Chuck Alleman for assisting endlessly.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel,  4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.