Charles "Chuck" Wilbert Soileau Sr.,

Posted Thursday, April 17, 2008

Charles “Chuck” Wilbert Soileau Sr., a native of Ville Platte, La., and a resident of Houma, La., died Wednesday, April 16, at 6:45 a.m.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Rita Morello Soileau of Houma; sons, Charles “Chuck” Soileau Jr. and Michael Soileau and companion, Melissa, of Houma; grandchildren, Brittany and Trever Soileau and Kimberly Soileau Darden; and great-grandchildren, Ariel and Tanner Soileau.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Jone Soileau; his parents, Numa Soileau and Bernadette Campbell Soileau; son, Daniel Craig Soileau; and sister, Myrna Hickman.

He was a retired major with Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office and a U.S. Federal Marshall in Houma. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Woodmen of the World, a member of the Knights of Columbus, disabled veteran of Foreign Wars, the National Rifle Association, the Louisiana Peace Officer’s Association, the St. Joseph’s Italian Society and Terrebonne Sportsman’s League. He was a parishioner of St. Bernadette Catholic Church.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Chauvin Funeral Home and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church with mass to follow. He will be buried at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.

Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles “Chuck” Wilbert Soileau Sr.,