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Reo Rabalais

July 3, 1943 — January 23, 2021

Due to Covid-19 mandates, the visitation will be limited to 50 people at a time. Please remember that face masks are required during the visitation and service and to practice social distancing.

Funeral services for Reo Joseph Rabalais will be held on Tuesday, January 26 2021 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Simmesport. Burial will take place in Christ the King Mausoleum.
Reo, 77 passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 In Riviere de Soleil Community Care Center.
He leaves those to cherish memory his children Melody Coco (Louis) of Big Bend, Patrick Rabalais (Rosemary) of Plaucheville, Bryan Rabalais of Echo, Anthony Rabalais (Renee) of Kentwood, and Melinda Coco (Darrell) of Big Bend; grandchildren, Joseph Coco, Sarah Rabalais, Samantha Coco, Ryan Rabalais, Jesseca Alexander, Chelsea Rabalais and Brittany Ricks; 8 great grandchildren; sisters Patricia Ducote (Rene) of Moreauville, Edna Koenig of Mississippi, Linda Lemoine (Jerry) of Alexandria, and Betty Robinson (Jimmy) of Mississippi.
He was preceded in death by his son Charles Rabalais; parents, Carl and Lillie (Brouillette) Rabalais; sister, Natalie Firmin; brothers, Eraste Rabalais, Carl Rabalais, Jr., E. Gene Rabalais, and Leon Rabalais; grandchild, Taylor Rabalais; and greatgrandchild, Scarlett Bordelon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place Tuesday, January 26, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until departing for the church in Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport.

A special thank you to Riviere de Soliel Community Care Center and Hospice Care.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport

625 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Christ The King Catholic Church (Simmesport)


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