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ON NOVEMBER 3RD, 2017 SEAGLE ETIENNE, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SHERIFF, DEPARTED THIS LIFE TO BE WITH THE LORD IN THE COMFORTS OF HIS HOME AT THE AGE OF 78. HE WAS BORN ON MAY 21ST1939 IN HARLEM, LA UNTO THE UNION OF JOESPH ETIENNE SR. AND EDNA CAMEL ETIENNE. HE HAD 8 SIBLINGS. ARTHUR ETIENNE SR., JOESPH ETIENNE JR, EDNA MAE GRIFFIN, THE LATE PHYLIS MAE ETIENNE, LEONA PICQUET, MILTON WHITE, RUTH SANDERS AND EMELDA REDDICK.
HE WAS MARRIED ON JUNE 26TH, 1965 UNTO ANNA MAE PICQUET. UNTO THEIR UNION, THEY WERE BLESSED WITH 2 CHILDREN. SABRINA (TYRONE) BERRY AND SEVERIN (THERENTHA LYNN) ETIENNE. HE WAS BLESSED WITH 5 GRANDCHILDREN. REANDRA WILLIAMS, ALEXIS BERRY, JEROME RATLIFF, DAI'QAUN RATLIFF, AND CLYCIARA SMITH. 2 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN LONDON WILLIAMS AND BAILEY TARRENCE. SEAGLE SISTER-IN-LAW WERE, VELMA DUPLESSIS AND PEGGY PICQUET, THE LATE JUANITA ETIENNE, MILDRED ETIENNE, AUGUSTINE MARSHALL, REV. ALBERTIA JACKSON, MELISHA BIENEMY, AND OCTAVIA CROSS. HIS BROTHER-IN-LAWS WERE, CALVIN GRIFFIN SR., IRVIN PICQUET AND ANTOINE DUPLESSIS, THE LATE MARTIN SANDERS, ARTHUR REDDICK SR, ALTON MARSHALL, AND AUGUST PICQUET SR. HE ALSO HAD 2 GOD- CHILDREN YOLANDA WILLIAMSON AND DANNY HENRY.
SEAGLE WAS A FAITHFUL MEMBER OF THE ST THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH IN POINTE A LA HACHE, LA. HIS FAVORITE SCRIPTURE WAS THE 23RD PSALMS. HIS FAVORITE SONG WAS PRECIOUS LORD. HE LOVED MUSIC AND TO SING MUSIC. IN HIS YOUNGER YEARS, HE SUNG GOSPEL SONGS IN A COMMUNITY GROUP.
GA-GA, A NICKNAME CREATED BY HIS SON AND LOVINGLY ADOPTED BY HIS FAMILY, ATTENDED SCHOOL AT ST MARTIN DE PORRUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL AND PHOENIX SCHOOL. HE WAS A TRUE OUTDOORSMAN, WHO ENJOYED GARDENING, FISHING, HUNTING AND FIXING THINGS HE COULD GET HIS HAND ON. HE ENJOYED COLLECTING AND REPAIRING ABANDONED PEDAL BIKES. HE WAS A MEMBER IN THE DAVANT HUNTING AND FISHING CLUB. HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE LABOR UNION #689 SINCE FEBRUARY 10, 1967. HE WAS ALSO KNOWN FOR SHARING WITH THE PEOPLE OF THE COMMUNITY.
SEAGLE IS PROCEEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS JOSEPH AND EDNA ETIENNE, HIS SIBLINGS LEONA PICQUET, MILTON WHITE, RUTH SANDERS, PHYLIS MAE ETIENNE, AND EMELDA REDDICK. SISTER-IN-LAWS, JUANITA ETIENNE, AUGUSTINE MARSHALL, REV. ALBERTIA JACKSON, OCTAVIA CROSS, AND MILDRED ETIENNE. HIS BROTHER-IN-LAWS, MARTIN SANDERS, ARTHUR REDDICK SR., ALTON MARSHALL, AND, AUGUST PICQUET SR. A GREAT GRANDSON DENZEL MARCEL TARRENCE JR, AND SEVERAL BELOVED NIECES AND NEPHEWS.
HE LEAVES BEHIND TO CHERISH GREAT MEMORIES, HIS DEVOTED WIFE ANNA, HIS CHILDREN, GRAND-CHILDREN, GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, BROTHERS AND SISTERS, BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAWS, A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, A DEVOTED FRIEND AND COUSIN ANDREW GRIFFIN AND MANY OTHER FRIENDS AND COUSINS.
RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A FUNERAL SERVICE AT 11:00 AM ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017 AT ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 9:00 AM UNTIL 11:00 AM. INTERMENT: ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY RHODES FUNERAL HOME. PLEASE VISIT WWW.RHODESFUNERAL.COM TO SHARE ONLINE CONDELENCES.