Graduated from high school, Ville Platte, Louisiana.
President, public Ville Platte Gazette, 1968-1987. President AccuPress, Ville Platte, since 1975. Vice president Bell Supply Company, since 1970.
President Flat Town Music Company, since 1957, Floyd's Wholesale Distributor Company Inc., Ville Platte, since 1956. Board directors American Finance Company, Ville Platte, Evangeline Bank and Trust Company, Ville Platte. Member Louisiana Music Commission, 1979-1983.
Director Sacred Heart School Foundation, Ville Platte, since 1995. Member Evangeline County Tourism Commission, Villa Platte, 1994-1995. Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, National Publishers Association, Association for Indiana Music, Broadcast Music, Inc.
Married Jinver Ortego Soileau, July 11, 1959. Children: Catherine Soileau Sylvester, Connie Soileau Fontenot, Cindy Soileau Habetz, Christopher.