Walter Dugas

December 31, 1936 ~ August 31, 2018

Lake Arthur

Funeral services for Mr. Walter Dugas, 81, of Lake Arthur will be held Monday, September 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Father Roland Vaughn officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Thornwell under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation will begin Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. and continue until 9:00 p.m.  A Cursillo rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Dugas was born in Vermillion parish to Nelson and Rose Guidry Dugas.  As a youngster he moved to Thornwell and graduated from Welsh high school in 1955 and then attended LSU. He married Corinna LeGros in 1958.  He was a manager at Thornwell Warehouse for over 30 years. He was a faithful Catholic and made Cursillo #31.

Mr. Dugas loved to garden, make sausage, cook, and play cards. He loved his family and friends and always greeted everyone he met. He was a faithful follower of his grandchildren’s sporting events. He loved his faithful companion, his dog Wallace.

Mr. Dugas was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson and Rose Guidry Dugas; a sister, Mary Grace Gaspard; a brother, Dallas Dugas and a son-in-law Richard Moore.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Corinna LeGros Dugas; daughters, Tina (Vernon)Deshotel of LeBleu Settlement; Marcella (Jim) Jarrell of St. Francisville; Mattie (Johnnie)Brassell of Lacassine; Muriel Moore of Lacassine; sons, Walter “Butch” (Daisy)Dugas, Jr. of Lake Arthur; Buddy (Rachel)Dugas of Thornwell; Dominic (Tina) Dugas of Lacassine; Jonathan “Choe” Gary of Lake Arthur; sisters, Juanita David of Lake Arthur; Isabelle Durrett of Lake Charles; Sara Monceaux of Lake Arthur; Louella Dugas of Lake Arthur; Dianne Dugas of Lake Arthur; brothers, Earl Dugas of Welsh; Chester Dugas of Jennings; twenty-two grand-children and ten great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Benjamin Dugas, Justin Moore, Arial Hulin, Sgt. Trey Jarrell, William “Billy” Dugas, and Kinzie Brassell.  Honorary pallbearers will be Hilary Gordon, Brooks Dugas, Grant Deshotel, Thomas Jarrell and Sedgie Moore.


Burial: Monday, September 3, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Thornwell Cemetery

Funeral Service: Monday, September 3, 2018
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

Rosary: Sunday, September 2, 2018
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Sunday, September 2, 2018
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Monday, September 3, 2018
8:00 am - 12:15 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

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  1. My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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