A resident of St. Amant, LA died on Friday, July 19, 2013 at his home at the age of 95. He was known as "Dagg" and was born in Geismar, LA. He was a lifelong resident of Louisiana. Dagg loved family, friends, food and laughter. He was a loyal and honest man who loved life and the outdoors. Dagg was a member of Ironworkers Local 632, where he served as treasurer and a member of the apprenticeship program. He was an Army Veteran of World War II. God took care of him throughout his life here on earth and now he is resting in peace with our Heavenly Father. Visiting on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Amant, LA from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. Alec Shelton. Entombment in the church mausoleum. Survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Dotsie Mae Babin; three sons: Danny Babin, Kenneth Babin and wife, Lisa, and Todd Babin and wife, Cheri; two daughters: Debbie Babin and husband, Mike and Lisa Bishop and husband, Tom; one brother, Allie Babin; eleven grandchildren, numerous step grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren. The grandsons will serve as the pallbearers. Preceded in death by his parents, Leon A. Babin Sr. and Lillian Ann Braud Babin; three sisters: Margariett Millett, Beatrice Leblanc, and Catherine Laiche; and three brothers: Sammy, Jay and Frank Babin. The family wants to thank Southern Care Hospice for the care to Leon and the family. Arrangements by Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales. Please visit the online guest book at www.ascensionfunerals.com.
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Published in The Advocate from July 21 to July 22, 2013