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Charles Edward Gary

January 12, 1942 ~ July 27, 2012

Jennings A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Mr. Charles Charlie E. Gary, Sr., 70, on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be on Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 3:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a rosary being recited that evening at 6 p.m. by the Knights of Columbus. Sunday visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until the time of service. Mr. Gary died at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012 at his residence. He was a native and lifelong resident of Jennings. He was former owner of and co-owner of Gary Construction and present owner of Gary Tire Center. Mr. Gary was a member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Cajun French Music Association, American Legion, a Eucharistic Minister, Woodmen of the World and the Louisiana Bowling Association. He was an Army veteran having served his country during the Vietnam War. Mr. Gary was a loving husband and wonderful father, brother and friend to all. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mr. Gary is survived by his wife, Peggy Fay Darbonne Gary of Jennings; a daughter, Jennifer Gail ( Joey)Tassin of Lake Charles; two sons, Charles Chip Edward Gary, Jr. (Audrey) of Baton Rouge, Gregory John Gary and fianc Brittany James of Fort Collins, CO; two sisters, JoAnna Parsley (Kelly) and Jeanette ( Mike) Briggs both of Jennings; three brothers, Robert Gary ( Dot) of Jennings, Fred Gary (Peggy) of Lake Charles and Michael Gary (Pegge) of Jennings and six grandchildren, Logan Gary, Joseph Tassin, Jr., Sophia Tassin, Christopher Tassin, Isabella Tassin and Olivia Tassin. Mr. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Loris Fruge Gary and a sister, Della Ruth Person.

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  1. At this difficult time…. Expressing deepest sympathy to you in your sorrow. Charles was a Funny and BEAUTIFUL Man. He will be missed.

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you….I was saddened to hear the news…May God wrap his arms around y'all and give comfort and peace…

  3. This is a great picture of a wonderful man. Charlie was so kind and fun loving. His gift of joy and laughter lifted up many people. I saw Charlie as a wonderful husband, father and friend…..He will be missed. I offer you, the family sincere condolences. May God strengthen you on this uncharted journey of grief.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you….I was saddened to hear the news…May God wrap his arms around y'all and give comfort and peace…

  5. I will always remember his happy smile and friendship. May God receive him into his kingdom. I proay for peace for and spiritual comfort to family and friends

  6. Peggy, I am so sorry for your loss. I am so glad I was able to see Charlie and you at our 50th Class reunion. It was a joy to speak to Charlie. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.

  7. Peggy, Fred, JoAnna… My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of heartbreak and sorrow. Your memories of Charlie are many many more of good times than of sad. May they warm your hearts always.

  8. Fred and Peggy, George and I are so sorry to learn of your loss. Sending prayers and condolences to all of your family. Love, Courtney

  9. Peggy, I am so sorry. My deepest sympathy for you and and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Henriella

  10. Dear Peggy, I'm so sorry for your loss. Wish I could have gone to the reunion to have seen you and Charlie. I know he will be missed by so many people. My deepest condolences to you and your family. I will keep you and yours in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

  11. Our loving thoughts go to all of you…what a super guy…great growing-up memories Suzie and Dunham Smith

  12. Mrs, Peggy We so wish we could have been there yesterday and today but please know you and Jennifer are in our thoughts and prayers. We will be thinking of you often over the next few weeks and months. Sending lots of love, prayers, and thoughts to you all Paula, Phillip, Emily, James, and Johnathan Soileau

  13. I am in Chicago, but know that I am thinking about your family at this sad time. I wish you inner peace. Sincerely, Joy LeBleu

  14. HE SLEEPS IN DEATH ONLY A LITTLE WHILE, THEN AS JOHN 11:23,24 SAYS HE WILL BE AWAKENED. OUR LOVING GOD PROMISES THIS AND HIS WORD CANNOT FAIL. TRUST IN JEHOVAH OUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART. HIS LOVE NEVER FAILS. MY CHRISTIAN LOVE, HAROLD

  15. Peggy and family, sad to hear of Charlie's death. Enjoy remembering his life, your memories and knowing how many people Charlie has touched during his life. I remember his laugh, his smile and his love for people and life.


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