Joseph R. Touchet
LAKE CHARLES – Joseph R. “J. Roy” Touchet, 81, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held in St. Raphael Catholic Church today, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau officiating. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Johnson & Brown Funeral Home.
Visitation began Thursday, Nov. 28 from 5-9 p.m. with a rosary at 6:30 p.m. in Johnson & Brown Funeral Home and will continue today, Friday from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
He was born in Ridge on March 4, 1932, to O’Neal and Clothile (Hanks) Touchet. J. Roy was a member of the United States Army and served in Korea. He worked as a shore tanker man on tug boats for National Marine. He was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church. J. Roy was Post Commander of the Lake Charles Chapter of the DAV; a member of the VFW and American Legion. He enjoyed spending time with his family watching Saints football and wrestling.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Joyce Touchet; his sons, Gerard (Lori) Touchet of Kaplan, and Jerry Lynn Touchet of Jennings; his daughters, Kathy (Tony) Miller of Iowa, and Eva (Steve) Lopez of Welsh; a brother, Wilton (Mary Lou) Touchet of Abbeville; his stepchildren, Randy (Candy) Spinks of Sugarland, Texas, Stephen (Lisa) Spinks of Padre Island, Texas, Robert Spinks of Padre Island, C. C. Spinks of Padre Island, and Kristine (Johnny) Greenwade of Whitney, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Loreana Toups, Eunice Labove and Helen Trahan.
Pallbearers assisting in his service will be Joshua Miller, Adam Miller, Zachary Miller, Derek Lopez, Neal Touchet, Matt Touchet, Rusty Touchet and Michael Touchet.
Honorary pallbearers are Randy, Stephen, Robert and C.C. Spinks, Drew Scott Miller, Tony Miller, Duke Ryan Lopez and Steve Lopez.
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