Edward “Coop” Daville, 90, Bridge City,
Edward “Coop” Daville, 90, of Bridge City, passed away on June 13, 2017, in Bridge City.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM, Friday, June 16, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Father Steve Leger. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, with a Rosary at 7:00 PM, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.Born in Opelousas, Louisiana, on September 29, 1926, he was the son of Joseph and Evelyn Daville. Coop was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus. He thoroughly enjoyed woodworking and made accordions and violins. He worked as a carpenter in shipyards and built the interiors for boats. He loved French music and horse racing. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Andrew “Duke” Daville; sister, Georgiana Granger; and brother, Adley Daville.He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Joyce Lavergne Daville; children, Gertrude Blanchard and husband, Tray, of Mansfield, LA, Romain Goldwire and husband, Jerry, of Mauriceville, TX, Willis Daville and wife, Mary, of Orangefield, TX, Bert Daville and wife, Doraine, of Vinton, LA, and Darlene Brown and husband, Dave, of Bridge City, TX; 18 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.