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Hixson-Snider Funeral Home

205 E. Harrison St., DeQuincy, LA

OBITUARY

Frank "Cooter" William Vige'

December 2, 1934September 24, 2019
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Frank "Cooter" William Vige', 84, of DeQuincy, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Stonebridge Assisted Living in Sulphur. He was born to his late parents, John and Alzora Vige' on December 2, 1934 in DeQuincy.

Cooter worked as a cook on offshore rigs and worked as a pastry chef with his brother-in-law. He went to work for J.W. Bertrand hauling stumps to the Newport Turpentine Plant in DeQuincy, and he farmed beans. Cooter retired from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury as the Foreman over the Parish bridge crew after nearly 30 years.

Cooter was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed running deer with dogs, hunting squirrels, and Turkeys. He enjoyed fishing and camping outdoors with his hunting buddies. He also enjoyed raising his own vegetables all year round.

He is survived by his sisters, Selest Kendall of DeQuincy, Vera Gipson of Palestine, TX; and one brother, Johnny Vige' and wife Midge of DeQuincy.

Cooter is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Gladys Berry, Leona Marcantel, Stella Ortego, Katy Dunham; along with two brothers, Herman Vige' and George D. Vige'.

Services will be held at Pine Grove Baptist Church in DeQuincy on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1:00pm, with Bro. Glenn George and Mark Norman officiating. Also, Don Shirley will be playing the piano. Visitation will be at Pine Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. Visitation will resume at the church on Friday, from 10:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery. Services entrusted to Hixson-Snider Funeral Home of DeQuincy. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonsnider.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his sisters, Selest Kendall of DeQuincy, Vera Gipson of Palestine, TX; and one brother, Johnny Vige' and wife Midge of DeQuincy.

    Cooter is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Gladys Berry, Leona Marcantel, Stella Ortego, Katy Dunham; along with two brothers, Herman Vige' and George D. Vige'.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Visitation Resumes Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Funeral Friday, September 27, 2019

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