James Edward Goudeau  passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 75.  He was born on Thursday, January 22, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Joseph and Norma Wild Goudeau.  He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and a  resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

James is survived by his daughter, Pamela G. Dennis and husband Michael; brother, Lucian "Duke" Goudeau and wife Lou; granddaughter, Megan Goudeau, grandson, Bryson Baize, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy Goudeau; his parents; two sons, Mark Goudeau and Eric Goudeau; and sister, Barbara Goudeau McClendon.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home 100 W. Magnolia st. Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.