Floyd “Gagoo” Michel Sr.

Published 4:13 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Proverb 13:12 – Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Floyd “Gagoo” Michel Sr., 92, went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2016.

Floyd “Gagoo” Michel Sr.

Floyd “Gagoo” Michel Sr.

He is a native of Gramercy and a resident of Garyville.

He is survived by his sons: Floyd “Bosco” Michel Jr. and wife Loma Linda; Jeffrey Michel and wife Lisa; daughters: Cheryl Keller and husband Gerald, Merry Gay Vicknair and husband Carl, and Allison Michel.

He is also survived by son-in-law Gary Cashio as well as grandchildren: Lisa Watson, Jerry Keller, Gaylyn Cashio, Holly LeBouef, David Keller, Steven Keller, Lei Lani Anders, Carl Vicknair Jr., Lacie Lin Bogen, Samy Cashio, Jeffrey Michel Jr. and Justin Michel.

He also leaves behind 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Floyd loved watching the Saints and LSU games with his beloved wife, as well as dancing.

He was an avid hunter, even in his later years of life and loved going to his camp with his sons and grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Hazel Hymel Michel, his parents Jules Michel, Sr. and Alicia St. Pierre Michel; a daughter Lydia Cashio, a grandson Joey Cashio; brothers: Lawrence “Gayan” Michel Sr., Jules “Te-neg” Michel Jr. and sisters: Mildred “Mel” Brady and Florence “Bootsy” St. Pierre.

Visitation will be on Saturday, June 18 at St. Hubert Church in Garyville from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian at 11 a.m.

Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery in Reserve.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 6120 Perkins Road, Suite 300 in Baton Rouge.

Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave. in Lutcher, is in charge of the arrangements.

To sign and view the family guestbook, visit roselynnfuneralhome.com.