Charles Oscar Daggett

Charles Oscar Daggett

Charles Oscar Daggett

Charles Oscar Daggett, 77, passed away Aug. 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by family.

His funeral will be held on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Welsh at 10 a.m. with Rev. Pam Roy officiating. Burial will be in China Cemetery in Elton under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh.

Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the funeral home and will resume at the funeral home on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:45 am.

He was born Dec. 14, 1936, in Jennings American Legion Hospital to Margaret Amelia Bruchhaus Daggett and Charles Hiram Daggett. After graduating from Elton High School in 1955, Charles graduated from USI in Lafayette with a degree in Vocational Agriculture. He retired after 30 years of service as an agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for Welsh High School. Charles loved his family, friends and extended family of students he taught over the years.

He married his high school sweetheart, Oneita Ruth Wallace.

He is survived by his wife, Oneita; his four sons, Charles (Sue Severing) Oscar Jr. of Elton, Karl Devan Daggett of Austin, Texas, Michael (Debbie Mallett) Wayne of Lacassine and Roger (Lisa Talbot) Daggett of Brusly; one daughter, Lana Lynn of Elton; 11 grandchildren, Chase, Zack and Kallie Dronet, Garett, Caitlin, Austin, Travis, Taylor, Mega, Cody and Jared Daggett; and many loving relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Hiram and Margaret Amelia Bruchhaus Daggett; two brothers, Kenneth and Richard Hiram and his wife Myrtle Hayes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Welsh.

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