Charlie Edgar Babineaux, age 87, of DeRidder , LA. passed away on March 2, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Charlie was born on August 19, 1924 in Hathaway LA. to the late, Arthur and Estellia Babineaux.
Charlie worked all his life and loved his work. He also loved to visit with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Navy as Seaman 1st class during WWII.
Charlie was survived by his wife, Dorothy Touchet Babineaux of DeRidder, LA. Daughter, Wanda Sue Babineaux Stine and husband Jay of DeRidder, LA. Brother, Wilton Babineaux and wife Jane of Jennings, LA. Grandchildren, Dana Trahan Batiste of Beaumont, TX. Neysia Trahan Sullivan and husband Stevie of Milford, Mass. Dr. Jessica Babineaux of Baton Rouge, LA. Brandon Babineaux and wife Sarah of Baton Rouge, LA. Wendy Stine Smith and husband Randall of DeRidder, LA. Julie Stine Wascom and husband Shawn of DeRidder, LA. Jenny Stine Williams and husband Jackie Jr. of DeRidder, LA. Quinton Stine and wife Rebecca of Memphis, TN. Katie Stine of Austin, TX. and Karli Stine of Austin, TX. He was also survived by his great-grandchildren, Daniel Batiste, Kieren Cockerham, Collin Turnipseed, Tanner Smith, Hannah Smith, Hillary Smith, Ashton Wascom, Raegan Wascom, Parker Wascom, Cooper Williams, Tucker Williams and Brylee Williams.
Charlie was preceded in death by his first wife Eva Ewing Babineaux, his parents, Arthur and Estellia Fruge Babineaux, his daughter, Martha Babineaux Trahan, his son, Thomas James Babineaux, brother, Wilson Babineaux and sisters, Loretta Babineaux and Della Babineaux Davy Gilbert.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary Prayed at 6:00 p.m. at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton, LA. Visitation will resume on Monday, March 5, 2012 at Hixson Funeral Home until service time at 2:00 p.m. Service will be at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Vinton, LA. Father Suzil Fernando will be officiating. Burial will follow at Nibletts Bluff Cemetery in Vinton, LA. under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton, LA. Pallbearers will be; Randall Smith, Tanner Smith, Shawn Wascom, Ashton Wascom,, Jackie Williams Jr. and Daniel Batiste.
A special thanks to Elaine Miller, (R.N.) with Christus St. Patrick's Hospice Care and Roxanne Ogea, ( Aide). They will always be a friend.
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