James Joseph Paul Daigle

Male 1922 - 1992  (69 years)


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  • Name James Joseph Paul Daigle 
    Nickname Jimmy 
    Born 18 Dec 1922  Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1992  Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Jan 1992  Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I535  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2019 

    Father Frank Vincent Daigle, Sr.,   b. 5 Nov 1891, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1953, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Laura Marie LeBlanc,   b. 9 Nov 1894, Youngsville, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1951, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1914  Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Juanita Bernice Toussel,   b. 19 Apr 1924, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 2006, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
    +1. M.J. Daigle, M.D.
    +2. S.A. Daigle
    +3. J.P. Daigle
    +4. P.J. Daigle
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    James Daigle and Juanita Toussel Daigle
    James Daigle and Juanita Toussel Daigle
    James Joseph Paul Daigle, Juanita Bernice Daigle
    James Joseph Paul Daigle
    James Joseph Paul Daigle
    Jimmy Daigle
    Jimmy Daigle
    Jimmy Daigle delivering the Daily Advertiser
    Jimmy Daigle delivering the Daily Advertiser
    James Joseph Daigle, age 16, Summer of 1938, delivering the Daily Advertiser.
    James Daigle blowing noon whistle - 1928
    James Daigle blowing noon whistle - 1928
    Hard to see, but the child is James Joseph Paul Daigle blowing the noon whistle in 1928. He was six years old.
    James Joseph Paul Daigle, Juanita Toussel Daigle, and her mother Susanna Belinda Walker
    James Joseph Paul Daigle, Juanita Toussel Daigle, and her mother Susanna Belinda Walker
    James Joseph Paul Daigle and Juanita Bernice Toussel with unknown boy
    James Joseph Paul Daigle and Juanita Bernice Toussel with unknown boy
    Taken in 1936
    James Joseph Paul Daigle
    James Joseph Paul Daigle
    Obituary picture
    James Joseph Paul Daigle
    James Joseph Paul Daigle

    Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    1939 Boys Activity Book - James Joseph Paul Daigle
    1939 Boys Activity Book - James Joseph Paul Daigle
    1939 Boys Activity Book, James Daigle as an SLI Freshman when all Freshmen heads were shaved in comaraderie.
    Obituary of James 'Jimmy' Joseph Paul Daigle
    Obituary of James "Jimmy" Joseph Paul Daigle
    Published in The Alexandria Town Talk on January 19, 1992
    Obituary of James Joseph Paul Daigle
    Obituary of James Joseph Paul Daigle
    Published in The Lafayette Daily Advertiser on January 19, 1992
    Lt. J. J. Daigle Is Reported War Prisoner
    Lt. J. J. Daigle Is Reported War Prisoner
    Published in The Lafayette Daily Advertiser on February 18, 1944
    James Joseph Paul Daigle Returns Home From War
    James Joseph Paul Daigle Returns Home From War
    Published in The Lafayette Daily Advertiser on January 1, 1946

    Headstones
    Headstone of James and Juanita Toussel Daigle
    Headstone of James and Juanita Toussel Daigle
    Lafayette Memorial Park - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
    Plot: Section: Avenue of Flags, Grave 166

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Funeral services will be held Monday at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in the Martin and Castille Funeral Home Chapel for James J. Daigle, 69, who died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1992 at 4:06 a.m. at his residence in Lafayette.

      Interment will be in the Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery.

      The Rev. Bennett J. Voorhies, Pastor, St. Patrick Catholic Church, will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the services.

      Survivors include his wife, Juanita Toussel Daigle of Lafayette; one daughter, Mrs. Aaron "Susan" Savant of Brusly; three sons, Michael J. Daigle, M.D. and Juan P. Daigle, both of Lafayette, and Major Patrick J. Daigle M.D. of Wright Patterson A.F.B., Dayton, Ohio; nine grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Leo (Mary) Borel of Austin, Texas; and four brothers, Richard Daigle of El Paso, Texas, Jack Daigle and Brother Thomas Daigle, both of Lafayette, and Frank Daigle of New Orleans. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Charles Daigle and John Harry Daigle.

      A native and lifelong resident of Lafayette, Mr. Daigle was the son of the late Frank Daigle and the former Laura LeBlanc, both natives of Broussard.

      He was a veteran of military service having retired as a Lt. Col. with the United States Air Force and served as ex commander of the American P.O.W.'s.

      Mr. Daigle was a member of the American Legion Post #69, the V.F.W. #203 and the Disabled American Veterans as well as the Woodmen of the World, the Golden Age Club, the Greenhouse, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, the A.A.R.P. and the American Postal Workers Union.

      A rosary will be recited Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

      The Family requests that visiting hours be observed from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. until time of services Monday.

      Pallbearers are members of England Air Force Base. Honorary pallbearers are Aaron J. Savant, Jonathan E. Daigle, Joshua P. Daigle, Jeremy P. Daigle, Christopher Daigle and Nicholas Daigle.

      Martin and Castille Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

      (Published in The Lafayette Daily Advertiser on January 19, 1992)

    • Obituary:

      LAFAYETTE - Services for James J. Daigle will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Martin and Castille with the Rev. Bennett J. Voorhies officiating. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery.

      Daigle, 69, of Lafayette died at 4:08 a.m. Saturday in his residence.

      He was a native and lifelong resident of Lafayette. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He served as ex-commander of the American POWs. He was a member of the American Legion Post 69, VFW Post 203 and Disabled American Veterans. He was also a member of the Woodmen of the World, Golden Age Club, the Greenhouse, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, AARP and the American Postal Workers Union.

      Survivors include his wife, Juanita Toussel Daigle of Lafayette; one daughter, Susan Savant of Brusly; three sons, Michael J. Daigle and Juan P. Daigle, both of Lafayette, and Maj. Patrick J. Daigle of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Mary Borel of Austin, Texas; four brothers, Richard Daigle of El Paso, Texas, Jack Daigle and Thomas Daigle, both of Lafayette, and Frank Daigle of New Orleans; and nine grandchildren.

      (Published in The Alexandria Town Talk on January 19, 1992)