On July 26, 1941, Steven Joseph Brignac, Sr.(known as Yam, Daddy, and Paw Paw) was born to the late Evans and Hilda Harris Brignac. Steven departed this life on February 28, 2023 surrounded by his loving family.\n \nHe chose Christ as his personal savior at an early age and was baptized at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard, Louisiana. He was the husband of Gloria Smith Brignac for fifty-six (56) years. Through this union, two children were born, Steven Brignac, Jr. and Shawn Brignac, Sr.\n \nSteven touched many lives throughout his lifetime with his generosity and wisdom. During his lifetime, he worked as a pipefitter. He was a proud member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 60 for over twenty (20) years. He helped countless amounts of nephews and young men from the community join Local Union 60 and attain certifications and licenses. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and would often give great advice to the youth in his family. He also enjoyed traveling with his wife, going to the casinos, gardening, and fishing.\n \nHe is survived by his loving wife, Gloria Smith Brignac; two sons, Steven Brignac, Jr.(Angela) and Shawn Brignac, Sr. (Ericka); 8 grandchildren, Steven III (Natalie), Jalyn (Jamond), Shawn Jr., Davin, Sloan, Jordan, Seth, and Quinn; 1 great-grandchild, Bentley; 3 siblings, Alice Roussell, Stafford Brignac (Idell), Sr., and Elona Lumar; 3 sisters-in-law, Loretta Brignac, Shirley Smith, Evelyn Poche (Joel); 1 brother-in-law, Gary Smith; and Godchildren, Jovan Wells, Michael Roussell, Stacey Brignac, Brittany Brignac, and Bonnie Brignac, along with a host of other relatives and friends.\n \nHe was preceded in death by his parents, Evans Brignac and Hilda Harris Brignac; siblings, Benoris Brignac, Sr., Wardell Brignac, Sr., Lovinia Brignac Pierce; father-in-law, Oramel Smith, Sr. and mother-in-law, Rosie Singleton Smith; sisters-in-law, Barbara Daniel, Joyce Bethencourt, Lois Mitchell, and Yvonne Brignac; and brothers-in-law, Joseph Roussell, Oramel Smith, Jr., Rufus Pierce, and Wayne Bethencourt.\n\nA Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 4, 2023, at St.John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Visitation will be from 8:00 am until 10:00 am. Mass will begin at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow at St.John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery, Edgard, LA 70049. Final care and professional services have been entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services.\n\n"When someone you loves becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!!"