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Christopher Soileau

Christopher John Soileau

Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Obituary

Christopher John Soileau, 50, “Chris”, a native of Pineville, LA and a resident of Zachary, LA, died on Saturday, June 20, 2020 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was the owner and operator of Sportsman’s Lawn Care for over 22 years. There will be a visitation at the Zachary First Baptist Church in Zachary, LA on Friday, June 26, 2020, from 9am until funeral services at 11am. He is survived by two daughters, Chelsea Michelle Soileau of Baton Rouge; Ashley Soileau Jewell and husband Colin of Maringouin; parents James Arlen Soileau and Norma Gene Stegall Soileau of Pineville, LA; sister, Nichole Soileau-Atwood and husband Bert Atwood of Grant, LA; brother Blake Soileau and wife Cheryl Soileau of Pineville; brother Phil Soileau and wife Teasha Soileau of Ruston, LA; nieces and nephews: Blake Arlen Soileau, Loren Soileau, Justin Soileau, Michael Soileau, Scotti Partin, Hunter Soileau, Garrett Soileau, Austin Soileau, Robby Birke, Ryan Margaret Birke, and Alex Henry; great-nieces and nephews: Annalin Soileau, Olivia Soileau, Brinne Rowe Soileau, Mariah Soileau, Hope Soileau, and Cayden Summers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 26 years, Karen Watson Soileau; grandparents Milton and Jeanne Soileau of Ville Platte, LA; and Silma and Eugene Stegall of Ville Platte. Honorary pallbearers will be Blake Soileau, Phil Soileau, Adam Birke, Colin Jewell, Arlen Soileau, Justin Soileau, Michael Soileau, Robby Birke, and Kurtis O’Brien. He was a graduate of Pineville High School, and served in the United States Marine Corps at Camp Pendelton, CA. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, and an LSU fan. He always put his family first. His two girls, Chelsea and Ashley were his pride and joy. He was a big man with an even bigger heart, and he adored his family. The family humbly asks that donations be made to the Disabled American Veterans (dav.org) in lieu of flowers. Please respect social distancing at funeral services and if you attend, a mask is required.
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Joel Mizell

Posted at 07:02pm
My deepest condolences go out to the entire Soileau family. Sometimes When I think back long ago at Pineville High School where I met Chris all the Great memories I have always would involve Chris whether it was playing football,in class or just hanging out. Chris was truly a one of a kind person and I will miss him as a friend. Rest in Peace
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Joe Moreau

Posted at 01:55pm
As a young coach I had the great honor of coaching both Chris and Phil and getting to know some of his siblings and family. I did not personally know his wife but she was obviously a wonderful person. I remember Chris as a good hearted and humble person. Like his brother Phil and his entire family he was competitive and an exceptional athlete. Most of all though he was a good person. My heart felt regrets and prayers go out to the entire Soileau family as well as Karen and her entire family. Sincerely, coach Moreau
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Deanna (Soileau) Morrow

Posted at 02:00pm
To all of the Soileau family, thank you for letting us join you last Thanksgiving. I am so glad I had a chance to catch up with everyone, especially Chris & Karen. Although most of my memories of them are from when I was a child, I have always looked up to them and I know my dad had a special place in his heart for them. When Karen and I spoke last we agreed to meet up for a meal the next time she was in Houston as we figured out we had some work projects in common. I was sad when covid hit, and March came and went without having a chance to see her again. Both of them will be greatly missed! We are sorry we couldn’t be with you today but it was truly a lovely service and we are lifting you up in our thoughts & prayers. Love you all!
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Posted at 10:22am

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Lisa A

Posted at 04:37pm
My dear old friends & sweet Soileau family, My heart breaks for you all. Prayers for your days ahead.
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