Wilton John Chaisson
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Wilton John Chaisson
  • July 19, 1925 - June 7, 2017
  • Welsh, Louisiana

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Wilton J. Chaisson, 91, of Welsh passed away June 7, 2017.

He was born in 1925 in Welsh, LA to the late Walter and Laura Chaisson. Wilton was a farmer and rancher for WL Day from 1946-1983, he then worked for the Police Jury of Jeff Davis Parish from 1984-1995 before settling into retirement to enjoy the gardening he loved so much. He was a country man who loved his chickens and cat, Cutie Pie.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Ruth, brothers, Polly Chaisson, Wilson Chaisson and Leroy Chaisson, sister, Mary Hebert. Wilton is survived by his daughter, Brenda "The Brat" and husband, Bryan "Bud" Sonnier, and grandson, Aaron Sonnier and Fiancé, Debbie Abshire, brother, Adam Chaisson and sisters, Wilma Manuel and Betty Hudson. He will be deeply missed and forever loved by all who knew him.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 4-8:00 pm with a rosary at 5:00 pm at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh. Visitation will resume Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Burial to follow at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Mausoleum. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.