Ray David Edalgo
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Ray David Edalgo announces his passing from this life and entered into the gates of Heaven on June 28, 2013, while in the comfort of his home in Evangeline. He was 75.
Funeral services will be held in Ray’s honor at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 10 a.m. He will be laid to eternal rest in China Cemetery. Deacon Mike Tramel will officiate.
Visitation will begin at the funeral home today, Sunday, June 30, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. with a rosary recited by Deacon Tramel at 6 p.m. Visiting hours will resume on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 8 a.m. until the time of his funeral services at 10 a.m.
Ray David was born in Jennings to the late Theodore Edalgo and the late Ethel Tupper Edalgo on Sept. 6, 1937. He worked as a motorman in the oilfield industry until his retirement. Ray was a hard worker and loved his job. He also enjoyed crabbing.
Ray is survived by his beloved wife, Nilda Aguila Edalgo of Evangeline; one son, Joey (Kathleen) Edalgo, also of Evangeline; three sisters, Joyce Daigle and Loyce Bernard, both of Evangeline, and Edith Deville of Gott’s Cove; and his six beautiful grandchildren.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Ethel Edalgo; his first wife, Joyce S. Edalgo; one son, Glen Edalgo; two daughters, Brigget Gale Edalgo and Jackie LeBlue; a half-brother, Henry Fontenot; one sister, Arline Stakes; a granddaughter, Shona LeBlue; and one great-grandson, Jackson Edalgo.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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