Edward “E.J.” Ougel a native of Larose passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church on Monday, March 4th from 8:30 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Melanie Poche Ougel; children, Monica (Melvin “T-Mel”) Guidroz, Edward “T-Ed” Ougel, III, Lance “Hap” (Renee) Ougel and Jason Ougel; former daughters-in-law, Judy Ougel and Jessica Ougel.
He was the proud grandfather of Jordan (companion Scarlet) Ougel, Chandler (Shelly) Guidroz, Coley Guidroz, Tyler Ougel, Garrett Ougel, Chandler Vedros, Janae Istre and Noah Ougel. Step-grandfather of Emily Creppel and Aynslie Horn and Drake Horn. Great-grandfather of Skyler and Chloe Ougel and Sophia and Savannah Guidroz.
He will be lovingly remembered by his brothers, Melvin (Ethel) Ougel, Clifford “Kippy” (Catherine) Ougel, Bobby (Ethelyn) Ougel, Brent (companion Jerry Charpentier) Ougel; sisters, Mavis Cheramie, Judy (Evans “Sonny”) Naquin, Connie Ougel, Nanette (Allen “Rusty”) Arabie, Patsy (Keith) Guidry and Neina (Perry) Matherne.
E.J. was preceded in death by his parents, Edward (Ediez), Sr. and Flavia Adams Ougel; son, Randy James Ougel; nephews, Ricky Ougel and Travis Griffin; brothers-in-law, Kim Rousse, Weldon Griffin and Chester Cheramie.
E.J. enjoyed cooking, working in the yard, watching football games, taking care of his family and taking Melanie on lots of dates.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off entrusted with arrangements.
Posted on Wed, February 27, 2019
by The Lafourche Gazette