> > A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 2:00 P.M.at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, La. for Russell J. Arabie, 76, who passed away at his daughter’s home in Pineville on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 10:54 P.M. > Fr. Balachandra Miryala will be officiating for the services. Burial will be in the St. Edward Catholic Church Cemetery. > The family has requested the visitation to be held on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. until time of services. A Rosary will be recited on Monday at 7 o’clock in the evening in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Church Point by a family friend, Lerlin LeJeune. > Survivors include his companion of seventeen years, Patricia “Pat” Gorden of Pineville, La.; one son, Randall and wife, Melinda “Yankee” Arabie of Richard; three daughters, Cynthia and husband, Kurt Granger of Ball, La., Marla and husband, Marcus Sattler and friend, Britney Castille of Richard, and Joanie Arabie and Jeff Gore of Pineville, La.; three brothers, James and wife, Janice Arabie of Nederland, TX., Lawrence Arabie, Jr. of Port Arthur, TX. and Edward Arabie of Dallas, TX.; four sisters, Anna Bell and husband, Overton Lavergne of Port Arthur, TX., Lena Mae and husband, Eddie Ellis of Port Arthur, TX., Janelle and husband, Richard Titus of Bridge City, TX. and Brenda Arabie and Gary Burleigh of Corpus Christi, TX.; nine grandchildren, Bradley and wife, Chantel Arabie of Ball, La., Stacy and husband, Duke Goudeau of Pineville, La., Adrienne Arabie and Tre Buck of Moss Bluff, La., Chantelle Granger Hayes of Ball, La., Dustin Arabie of Richard, Micah Sattler of Richard, Stephanie Arabie and Torie Wesley of Pineville, La., Brittney Arabie of Pineville and Shawn Arabie of Richard, La.; twelve great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Joshua, Lanna, Alex, Zachary, Abigail, Ava, Layla, Bri’Aunna, Jayden, Courbin, and Gunner. > Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Rena D. Arabie, Sr.; three brothers, Nolton, Henry, and Wilson Arabie; one sister, Carol Marie Arabie. > You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry, and express condolences online to Mr. Arabie’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com. > Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of all of the arrangements.