Edward Presley Belaire

July 8, 1935 ~ April 12, 2011

Edward Presley Belaire, 75, died Tuesday April 12, 2011 in a local hospital.

Born in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Presley Edward and Beatrice LeBlanc Belaire, Mr. Belaire lived most of his life in Lake Charles. He was a 1954 graduate of LaGrange High School and worked as a warehouseman for PPG Industries prior to retirement. He enjoyed playing golf and was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by four daughters, Karen Ann Miller and husband Jody of Sevierville, Tennessee, Suzanne Mallett of Lacassine, Marie Bennett and husband Gary of Austin, Texas, and Mona Kay Hastings and husband Dan of Lake Charles; daughter-in-law, Melissa Belaire, Westlake; mother of his children, Lois Leblanc Belaire; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Kenneth Edward Belaire.

Edward's family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Syed, Dr. Mark LaFuria, the staff of Grand Cove Rehabilitation Center and Odyssey Hopsice for the compassionate care given him during his illness.

No visitation or services are planned. Cremation was entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home.

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  1. Dear Karen and family: I am thinking about you today. May God be with you as you remember the good times with your dad.

  2. Mona, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family. I will always be here for you if you need anything.

  3. My condolences for your loss. Ed served as a baliff for our office for a while. We always enjoyed his company, understanding, and big smile. If we can be of any service, please feel free to call. Karl Gillard, Chief Deputy

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