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Edward Moss "Eddie" Carmouche, Jr.

September 9, 1950 ~ June 8, 2024

Edward Moss “Eddie” Carmouche, Jr., 73, was born on September 9, 1950, to Edward Moss Carmouche, Sr. and Virginia Martin Carmouche.

He attended military school at Schreiner Military School in Kerrville, Texas and returned to Lake Charles to graduate from LaGrange Senior High School in 1968. He attended Louisiana State University.  Eddie graduated from the International School of Dealing in Las Vegas, Nevada in Dice and Black Jack.  He also obtained a degree from Sowela in residential and commercial electricity.  Eddie attended McNeese State University and completed pre-pharmacy and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy at Northeast Louisiana University.  He worked between different professions – some electricity, some pharmacy, and some in casinos, both in Las Vegas and in Lake Charles as a dealer, Boxman, supervisor, and dice instructor.

Eddie loved sports, exercise, fitness, and gardening.

Eddie was preceded in death by his father and brothers, Pierre and William Paul Carmouche.  He is survived by his sisters, Maura Carmouche Mize, Virginia (Vee) Carmouche Walker, sister-in-law, Lili Carmouche Long, and a host of nieces, nephews, and first cousins.

A gathering of family and friends will be held concurrently with his mother, Virginia Carmouche Gayle, on Monday June 17, 2024 at Johnson Funeral Home of Lake Charles from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

The family would like to express their grateful appreciation for the compassionate care given their beloved brother to the nurses and staff of Christus St. Patrick Hospital and Harbor Hospice of Lake Charles.

Donations in memory of Eddie may be made to the Salvation Army, 3020 Legion Street, Lake Charles, LA  70615.

Services

Gathering of Family & Friends: Monday, June 17, 2024
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


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  1. I went by Johnson’s today at 2:00 to go to the service for Virginia and is Monday June 17th.One of the workers told me Eddie had passed away two days ago. I was so sad to hear about Eddie. I planned on seeing him at his mother’s memorial. Eddie and I worked together when Players came to town. He also lived down the street on 11th St. I also know Virginia from the bridge club.She was a great bridge player. She would tell me about Eddie coming to help change her sheets. I had good intentions to go see Eddie on Creole St. Time does not wait on us. My condolences to Virginia and Eddie family. I will purchase a tree for Virginia and Eddie.

    • I was surprised to find that Virginia Carmouche Gayle recently died. And then shocked to hear about Eddie. They were in my life years ago when I worked for Mr. Carmouche . A wonderful family! Remembering the family fondly. Vee and Maura y’all are in my prayers. Betty Isbell

  2. Candle 2You’ve always been such a bright beautiful light…..Now you’re whole once more….And ready for your next adventure!!

  3. Candle 3Loved you so much now you have your wings fly high. Always in my heart. Enjoyed visiting with you what a great time. God bless you’re soul

  4. Eddie and I opened Lauberge together. I was fresh out of dealing school and we were part of the early dice crew on swing shift. He was a great help to me and a wealth of information. I learned a lot from him. He never looked down on me as a breaking dealer and was always willing to help. He was a very interesting fellow to talk to because of the many different types of work he had done. A good friend who is going to be missed. Very sad news for me. What a guy

  5. Edward and I went to Episcopal Day School together for several years. We moved away and I lost touch with him. I was so sorry to hear of his death, and the death of his mother. May God bring you all peace.

  6. I first met Eddie and Pierre with Jeff Moffett. Jeff and I went to their house one day and when we got there no one was home so we let ourselves in. We discovered Eddie and Pierre, to say the least, roughhousing. Pierre was so much smaller than Eddie so I decided to get between them. Pierre was able to get free and run from the house. Eddie then decided to come after me at which time Jeff stepped in and got between us. By the end of the day, Eddie, Pierre and I had formed a close friendship that has remained since Pierre passed in 2003 and now Eddie in 2024. Ironically, the last time I saw Eddie was at Jeff Moffett’s funeral. I will miss Eddie just as I have missed Pierre. Oh yea, does anyone remember Mr. Carmouche’s Lincoln Limo? Boy what a good time we had in that car when Eddie took it out on the town!

    J. Mac Morgan
    New Orleans, LA

  7. Candle 7I came to know cousin Eddie when we were both attending McNeese. Eddie was pursuing pre-pharmacy and I a teaching certification after having graduated. He was studious, determined and ultimately achieved his goal. So nice we got acquainted and made our family connections. A great guy, God bless you all.


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