Charles passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at his nieces' home at the age of 83. He retired from DOTD after 30 plus years of employment, and was a resident and native of Plaquemine, La. Visiting will be at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plaquemine on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 8:30am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, celebrated by Father Greg Daigle. Interment will be at Grace Memorial Park. He is survived by sister in law, Catherine Gary; brother in law, Stonewall Serrett; numerous nieces, nephews, great, great great and great great great nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Lawrence Gary; mother, Neila Landry Monaco and husband Albert O. Monaco; sisters, Margaret G. Leon Bourgoyne and Mary Gladys Serrett; brothers, Earl L., John H., Sr., and Ronald L. Gary. He served in the National Guard for 12 years; he loved to dance and received many certificates and trophies. When he retired he loved to travel with his sister and best friend Margaret. He was a faithful parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of St. Joseph Hospice and especially Nurse Paulette and Aide Cynthia.