Gene Gabriel Lanoux, Sr., of Slidell , LA , passed away on Monday, March 29, 2010 at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans , LA. Beloved husband of Carol A. Lanoux for the past 29 years. Loving father of Deborah Arceneaux ( Gary ), Leslie Moll (Eric), Gene "Gabe" Lanoux, Jr. (Stacy Reeves), Jenny Almand Creel (Donny) and Missy Almand Huddleston (Matt). Son of the late Alfred and Ida Bercegeay Lanoux. Son-in-law of Beryl Alford and the late LL Alford. Brother of Doris Van, A.J., Jerry, Marie Abadie, Leon , Dennis, Annette Lanoux, Ronald, Donald and Libby Mire. He is preceded in death by his brother George and sister Rita Bourque. Brother-in-law of Dan and Brenda Alford. Also survived by 13 grandchildren: Jonathon, Stephen, Miranda, Braylie, Savanna, Amber, Bryan , Monroe , Cade, Dillon, Josephine, Emma Kate and Doris Mae and 1 great-grandson, Ty Richard. Age 66 years. A native of Gonzales , LA and a resident of Slidell , LA for the past 29 years. Mr. Lanoux graduated from St. Amant High School in 1961 and Louisiana State University in 1965. He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam era and was a proud member of the VFW Post 5735 of Slidell , LA. He was the co-owner of Master Tech Dental Laboratory, Inc. of Slidell , LA and was a member of the Slidell Noon Lions Club where he served as the former Treasurer and Bingo Manager. After his retirement, he was an avid volunteer at Slidell Memorial Hospital . Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation at HONAKER FUNERAL HOME, 1751 GAUSE Blvd. WEST (IN FOREST LAWN CEMETERY), Slidell , LA on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm. A service will follow at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the VFW Post 5735 of Slidell , LA , the Slidell Noon Lions Club, the American Diabetes Assoc. or you can donate blood at any United Blood Services in Gene's honor. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell , LA.


Lt. Gene Lanoux

Troop C, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment