Charles Joseph Benoit
It is with great sadness that the family of Charles “Charley” Joseph Benoit announces his passing from this life on Aug. 16, 2013, at the age of 52.
Funeral services will be held for Charley on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings. He will be laid to rest in Andrus Cove Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home today, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, from 3:30-10 p.m. with a rosary recited by Brenda LaFosse at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume on Monday at 9 a.m. until the time of his services.
Charles Joseph was born to Ray and Flora Richard Benoit on Feb. 2, 1961. He worked as a heavy machine operator. He was a wonderful, loving father who loved spending time with his family. Charley loved to hunt and fish. He also loved being outdoors. He enjoyed camping with friends and family and especially liked to barbecue.
Charley is survived by his beloved wife, Jennifer Simon Benoit of Lake Arthur; one daughter, Hayley Nicole Benoit of Baton Rouge; his parents, Ray and Flora Belle Benoit of Jennings; his brother, Butch Benoit of Jennings; three sisters, Vickie Benoit of Lake Arthur, Brenda (Stephen) LaFosse of Hathaway, and Sherry Benoit of Jennings; and one special godchild, Justin Lavergne.
Carrying Charley to his eternal resting place in Andrus Cove Cemetery will be Butch Benoit, Jerrod Benoit, Jerrod Paul Benoit II, Justin Lavergne, Christopher LaFosse, Stephen LaFosse and Donald Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Simon, Jeremy Rabalais and Jake Simon.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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