JOSEPH LOUIS ‘CHARLIE’ PICQUET SR. departed this life peacefully on Sunday July 23, 2119 at West Jefferson Hospital in Marrero La. He was 84 years old and was a native of East Point-Ala-Hache La. and a longtime resident of Diamond La. He was born on July 9, 1935 and worked as a commercial fisherman for many years and was also a dedicated and faithful employee of Daybrook Fisheries in Empire until his death a few days ago. He took great pride and pleasure in gardening, yard work, cooking and spending time with his family and friends.
‘Charlie’ was predeceased by his parents Amy and John Picquet Sr., his first wife Ruby Encalade Picquet and his children Cassandra, Dedra, Kizzy and Marcia and several brothers and sisters.
He leaves to cherish his memories and celebrate his life his beloved second wife Mary Lisa Barthelemy Picquet, his children Millicent, Malcolm (Monty), Amanda, Dorie, Corey, Chana, Craig, Chris, Sabrina (Petoe), Korbe (Melaine), Elgin, Kimbaly, Jamie, Joseph Jr., Neely, Cassie and Quida, his grandchildren that he raised, Ricole, Asia, Shantell and Kaselynn Williams.
He is also survived by 49 other grandchildren that he loved dearly, several great grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday August 3, 2019 at the River of Life Ministries located at Hwy 23 Port Sulphur La. 70083 at 11A.M. The public visitation will begin at 9A.M. Pastor Roy Marino is the church’s pastor and Rev Elroy Mackey will officiate. Entombment will follow at St Thomas Catholic Church’s Cemetery in East Point-Ala-Hache immediately following the service.