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Charles Alton

November 17, 2018

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Obituary for Charles Alton Landrem

Charles “Chuck” Alton Landrem went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 17, 2018 at age 82. “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made Heaven and Earth. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil; he shall preserve thy soul” - Psalm 121. A faithful and loving husband, father and grandfather, he passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side after a long battle with numerous illnesses including being a cancer survivor, never to complain. Born and raised in Shreveport and Minden Louisiana, he was a resident of Zachary. He attended Louisiana Tech University. Chuck served his country in the U.S. Army and U. S. Air Force. Throughout his career he worked for several companies and himself as draftsman, estimator and as an inspector before retiring in 2006 from Ford, Bacon and Davis. He and his wife, Frances, loved to travel, spend time with family at Navarre Beach and at Grandpa’s in the country and his granddaughter’s activities. He also loved to play golf with his sons and brother-in-law Steve. His hobbies were playing golf, photography, traveling, and being able to repair just about anything. His wonderful sense of humor and gentle forgiving way will be greatly missed by all. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church Zachary, serving as Sunday School teacher and director of second grade for twenty five years. He loved the children and they loved “Mr. Chuck”. He was a Life member of the Minden Masonic Lodge # 51, Minden, La. and Baker Masonic Lodge # 441, Baker, La. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Mason and a York Rite Mason, member of Washington Chapter No. 5, Baton Rouge Council No. 11, and Plains Commandry No. 11, all of Baton Rouge, La. He was a Past Worthy Patron, Order of the Eastern Star of Eunice Chapter 14, Zachary. He was a co-founder of the Baker Private School in Baker, Louisiana. Chuck is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Frances Carter Landrem of Zachary, two sons S. Kyle Landrem and wife Donna of Baton Rouge, Jason P. Landrem of Zachary, four granddaughters whom he adored “his beauties”, Isabelle, Katherine, Lucy and Olivia Landrem who called him “Pop-C”. One brother, James Landrem of River Ridge, La., one sister Janis Landrem Bryan and husband Steve of Minden, La., brother-in law Norman Carter and wife Talmadge of Woodville, Ms., numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents Alton and Inez “Nez” Landrem and sister-in-law Lois C. Landrem. Visitation will be held at Charlet Funeral Home in Zachary, La. on Tuesday 11-20-18 from 5 to 8pm with Eastern Star Services at 6:30pm and Masonic Services at 7pm. The public is invited. Visitation will resume on 11-21-18 at First Baptist Church in Zachary, La. from 9am-10am with services to follow, conducted by Dr. Wayne Barnes. Internment will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Ms. at 12:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Zachary, designated missions, located 4200 Main St., Zachary, La. 70791 or to your favorite charity. The family wishes to kindly thank the caregivers with Hospice, Home Health and the Veterans Affairs.

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First Visitation

When Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. Zachary
4230 High Street
Zachary, LA 70791

Second Visitation

When Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
First Baptist Church of Zachary
4200 Main Street
Zachary, LA