Charles J. Gaudet
Charles J. Gaudet
  • June 24, 1941 - October 4, 2017
  • Port Arthur, Texas

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Charles J. Gaudet, 76, a twenty plus-year resident of Port Arthur coming from Kirbyville passed away on Wednesday October 4, 2017 in Groves. He was born on June 24, 1941 in Beaumont, Texas to his parents Max F Gaudet and Irma K. Davis Gaudet who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his first wife; Jo Gaudet, second wife; Zelma "Coonie" Gaudet, two sons; Jon Sexton, and Chuck Gaudet , son-in-law; Robert Fink, and sister; Maxine Off. Charles is survived by his son; Marc Gaudet and wife Deborah of Groves, daughters; Jo Sexton of Groves, Donna Middleton of Austin, Winde Fink of Groves, sister; Susan K. Gaudet of China, thirteen grandchildren; Amy Erwin and husband John, Robert Fink and wife Diana, Joey Fink and Fiance' Omar, Heather Fink, Casey Bostick and husband John, Amber Middleton, Eric Middleton, Charlie Gaudet, Seth Gaudet, MaryJo Gaudet, Nicole Crabtree and husband David, Jason Harrison and wife Terra, and Jami Hernandez, eight great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to the beach, and especially spending time with all of his family. He was proud to have served several years with the Kirbyville Volunteer Fire Department, where he was honored as Volunteer Fireman of The Year during his service.
Visitation will be held on Friday October 6, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held on Saturday October 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with burial to follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.
In honor of Charlie's life, requests have been made to family and friends to consider giving the gift of life by donating at the local blood center.