Robert “Bess” Cheramie Sr., 80, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Cut Off, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 2, 2015.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5th, at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano and from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, May 6th, at Christian Fellowship Church in Larose at the corner of Hwy. 308 and East 22nd St. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Christian Fellowship with burial to follow at Cheramie cemetery in Galliano.
He is survived by his wife of 59 and a half years, Hazel Felarise Cheramie; son, Robert “Bobby” Cheramie Jr. and wife Kenolyn; 2 daughters, Trudy C. Danos and husband Aaron Sr. and Tina Cheramie and fiancé Mitch Smith; 8 grandchildren, Aimee Crawford and husband Toby, Aaron Danos Jr., Addie Arvidson and husband Eric, Alissa Moore and husband Jason, Kesti Gaspard and husband Robby, Ren Cheramie, Reesa Renee’ Gravois, and Hanna Rae Gravois; 12 great-grandchildren, Braxton and Hampton Callais, Kaitlin and Jasmine Moore, Alexandra Hanson, Owen and Grayson Crawford, Kaylen and Kassidy Danos, Owen and Matthew Gaspard, and Izzie Belle Nguyen.
He was preceded in death by his son, Charles Anson Cheramie; parents, Edison and Lodia Cheramie; twin brother, Raleigh “Bess” Cheramie; and sister, Lorita C. Dugas.
He was a songwriter and loved sports, drawing, crafting, fishing, and bowling. For 34 years, he and his twin brother were known as the “Chain Gang,” holding the down markers for various football games. He was a loving and faithful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and loyal friend.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Posted on Mon, May 4, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette