Carlie T. Paul Sr.

January 27, 1932 — June 15, 2013

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson to celebrate the life of Mr. Carlie T. Paul Sr., 81, a native of Monterey and a 55-year resident of Patterson, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City. Burial will follow in Ibert’s Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Randy Plessala will officiate the services.

Mr. Carlie was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He started at a young age, what would become a lifelong career, working in the oil field industry. Later in life he started his own oil field service company, T-Paul’s Inc. After 30 years of hard work, long hours, and making lifelong friendships in the oil field industry, he sold his company and retired. His retirement years were spent enjoying life with his family and friends. He especially enjoyed “afternoon meetings” with his coffee buddies.

Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Bobbie Oxedine Paul of Patterson; one daughter, Vickie Paul Melvin of Patterson; one son, Carlie T. “Teddy” Paul Jr. and his wife, Rita F. Paul, of Montgomery, Texas; one sister, Aloha Paul Welch of Vidalia; two grandchildren, Bobbie Jo Paul of Patterson and Nathan Paul of Montgomery, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Kannen, Elijah, and Cy’lon Paul, all of Patterson; one step-granddaughter, Tasha Lombas Luke and her four children; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Paul Sr. and Lula Gray Paul; one brother, Roy Paul Jr. and his wife, Marijean; son-in-law, Charlie Melvin; brother-in-law, Preston Welch; and two nephews, Ronnie Paul and Lil Richard Paul.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson from 6 to 9 p.m., and again on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be J.W. McCann, Tim McCann, Mark Smith, Al Woulard, Ken Schexnayder, and Creighton Olwell. Honorary pallbearers will be Louie Siracusa, Kay Vinson, Clifford Oxedine, Dan Oxedine and David Oxedine.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392; phone, 985-395-7873.

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