Charles Overstreet(1935 - 2013)

Charles L. Overstreet

LAFAYETTE - A Funeral Ceremony will be celebrated Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Charles Leslie Overstreet, 78, who passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.

Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Friday, December 27, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm and resumes Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 8:30 am until the time of services.

Interment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.

Pastor Brandon Miller, Associate Pastor of Family Life Church in Lafayette, will officiate.

Charles was born Wednesday, November 27, 1935 in Collins, GA and was a long time resident of Acadiana. A proud veteran, Charles served as an Airman Second Class in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a Sheriff's Deputy for Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department for 16 years.

Charles was an avid collector of knives, guns, clocks, watches and model cars. He loved John Deere tractors as well as Western Movies. He will be deeply missed by dear friends from the Sheriff's Department, neighbors, relatives and most of all, by his devoted wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Beverly Overstreet of Lafayette; three sons, Charles A. Overstreet, David Overstreet of Dallas, TX and Randy Overstreet of Jackson, MS; two daughters, Sandi Slice of Pelion, SC and Traci Sautter of Shreveport, LA; three stepdaughters, Sharon Roe of Erath, LA, Cheryl Menard of Lafayette, LA, and Charlene "Charlie" Domingue of Abbeville, LA; two stepsons, Davis Menard and Michael Domingue of Lafayette, LA; one brother, Hugh Overstreet of Panama City, FL; 28 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grady Overstreet, his mother, Corinne Tuten Overstreet Knight, his stepfather, Orville Knight, his daughter, Arlene Overstreet, his son, Bobby Overstreet, his brother, Richard Overstreet and his sister, Margie James.

Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at

Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.


Funeral Home

Fountain Memorial Funeral Home
1010 Pandora St Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 981-7098

Published in the The Advertiser on Dec. 27, 2013