Eddie Marcantel

September 13, 1958 - March 4, 2022

Eddie W. Marcantel, 63, of Groves, died Friday, March 4, 2022, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. He was born September 13, 1958, in Groves, to Betty Brady Marcantel and Elwood John Marcantel.

Eddie was a United States Army veteran. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, cars, and hunting. He was also an avid John Wayne fan. Eddie loved to watch old westerns and black and white movies. Above all else, he adored his family especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his son, Joshua Marcantel and wife, Saskia, of Germany; grandsons, Aaron and Paul Marcantel; fiancé, Veronica Messina, of Nederland; brother, Steve Marcantel, of Port Arthur; sisters, Roxanne Boudreaux and husband, Gordon, of Orangefield and Karen Standley, of Nederland; brotherhood of military friends, 1st Sgt. Mike Burke, C.S.M. Ricky Pring, 1st Sgt. Larry Pollard, 1st Sgt. William Clark, James Cook, and doghandler, Ryan Rink; and many other military friends and a host of special childhood and school friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Ronnie and Randy Marcantel.

A gathering of Mr. Marcantel’s family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Church, 4100 Lincoln Avenue, Groves. His committal will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennesse 38105 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • March 8, 2022
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Funeral Mass

Immaculate Conception Church
  • 4100, Lincoln Ave, Groves, TX, 77619,
  • March 9, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Committal

Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (21)

    Sgt Merriman says:

    Great NCO he taught me a lot as a junior NCO, served with him in Kirchgoens.

    Patricia Ann Johnson Joseph says:

    Uncle Eddie I’m so sorry I wasn’t there.I searched for all of you since 2017..I love you so much..I have found memories I will carry with me for the rest of my life.I grew up with your beautiful smile embedded in my mind.I so wish I could’ve told you.Please give Mom Jesse Grandma And Uncle Ronnie and Randy a big hug for me and Odie.Im so sorry for your family’s loss.

    Alan Necessary says:

    A great NCO and an excellent tank commander. Served with him in Germany. My sincere condolences to the Marcantel family and friends.

    SIndy Flored says:

    You were always the fun guy, the super fit guy, the most loved guy. Hope Heaven had you a special welcome, worthy of all you gave of yourself here on earth to others. Prayers for all that loved you, I know Your momma is happy to see you.

    You will always be thought of with fond memories,
    SIndy

    Manny Gonzalez says:

    Eddie,

    A Friend first, cared about family and friendship. Luv you brother and I hope your bike not to load in heaven.

    Manny

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    Thank you all for your Beautiful comments all of you he would have loved them like the way he loved you all!

    Micheal D. Burke says:

    Eddie, you will always be remembered with a smile on your face. We had a lot of great memory’s as my driver when you first got to MCo 3/11 ACR as a private. We enjoyed our Motorcycle trips that we took together and you always treated everyone with respect. Love You Brother until we meet again at Fiddlers Green.

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    Awe Eddie loved y’all so very much y’all were his Brother’s

    Ryan J Rink says:

    Ed, I’ve tried several times to put into words, the impact that you have made on my life as well as my health.
    It is safe to say that you are well liked and respected. Brother you are Family and will be missed tremendously.
    I will continue to work on your last words to and for me.
    Rest well my friend for now you no longer know pain and heartache, only smiles and laughter for you my Brother, till we meet again

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    He loved y’all so very much all of you were his Brother’s

    John Franke says:

    Condolences to the Marcantel Family … Eddy was a NHS Classmate as well as his Brother Steve … Just Good People. RIP Eddie … Thank You For Your Milltary Service To Our Country.

    Randy Mitchell says:

    I had the privilege to serve with and observe your leadership. Although I was in a different platoon I still remember the impact you made on every tanker in the company. See you on the Green brother, and thank you!

    James F. Cook says:

    I loved Eddie like a son. I will miss him greatly and always remember him forever. May the Lord bring peace to his family. May he rest in peace.

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    Ty so very much he loved his Brother’s so very much

    James Teague says:

    I’ll always remember the experiences we had in Tank co 3/11 ACR
    my friend , you were a great soldier and person , will miss you my friend . Save me a spot at Fiddler’s Green Ed

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    Ty you so very much

    John Huber says:

    You were my Tank Commander in 1984 when we were stationed together in Bad Hersfelfd Germany L-Troop 3/11th ACR.

    As a young Private, your leadership was instrumental in shaping the rest of my 20 year Army career.

    I will be forever grateful that I had you as my Tank Commander.

    You always set the standard & led by example.
    Thank you for your words of encouragement as well as a good swift kick in the butt when I needed it!

    Goodbye to my Sergeant, mentor, & friend.
    Until we meet again… Rest in peace!
    ALLONS! WORKHORSE!

    John Huber

    Carol Sieu Burke says:

    You will be missed. But the memories of our youthfulness will be forever etched in my heart. God bkess you and your family. Your friend,
    Carol Hodges Burke

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    He loved you so very much ty

    Roxanne Marcantel Boudreaux says:

    I’ve loved you all my life brother now you are with Mom Dad Randy an Ronnie i will miss you so much but you are not Suffering anymore an you with God! Love you Eddie

    Steve Marcantel says:

    My little brother Eddie Wayne your now at peace, no more pain !! Your in the arms of Jesus! No that all you and I went through my love for is forever more !! You will be missed by so many know that you’re in hearts forever!! God bless you my brother and I loved you !! Fly high my brother!!!

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