Nelson A. Hoffpauir, 66, of Noble, formerly of Hayes, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in a care facility. Nelson was born July 17, 1949 to the late Nelson and Celeste Authement Hoffpauir. He worked for Farmers Rice Mill and Sweet Lake Land & Oil. Nelson loved Cajun cooking, bingo and hunting. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Ramona of Noble; children, Travis Hoffpauir and wife, Veronica, of Lake Arthur, Elizabeth Marcantel of Reeves, and Bridget Roberson and husband, Blake, of Noble; siblings, Chris Hoffpauir and wife, Jamie of Hayes, Mitchell Hoffpauir and wife, Dayna, of Hayes, Barbara Pitre and husband, Donald of Jennings and Patricia Ray and husband, Bruce of Zwolle; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. His parents, son, Warren Hoffpauir and brother, Thomas Authement preceded him in death. Services were held on October 24 at Johnson & Brown Funeral Home. Burial followed in Hayes Cemetery.