Clarence "T-Clair" J. Cheramie, 88, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano. A Mass and burial will take place at a later date.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rowena C. Cheramie; children, Janet Cheramie Picou and husband, Wilson "Pic" Picou, Gerry Cheramie, and Rod Cheramie and wife, Kerry Orgeron Cheramie; grandchildren, Amber Picou, Lacy Picou, Ashley Picou Guidry and husband Eric Guidry, Shawn Picou, Cru Gaspard, Brittany Picou Curole and husband, Rueban Curole, Brandon Cheramie, Blaine Cheramie, Juliann Toups, Luke Cheramie, Matthew Cheramie, and Max Cheramie; and great-grandchild, Brieanna Guidry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard J. Cheramie and Evelia Cheramie; son, Gary Cheramie; grandson, Chad Michael Picou; and brothers, Ulysses and John Cheramie.
Clarence enjoyed spending time with his family, Mr. Charlie and his grand puppy Riley, traveling, cutting everyone's grass, tending his garden, and teaching his grandchildren everything. He was a member and Fourth degree Knight of Columbus, a member of the American Legion , the VFW
, the Scared Heart Holy Name Society, and Altar Society. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of World War II
and served in the Pacific Campaign.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.