James “Cheese” Collins Daigle

Staff reports

Daigle, Collins James “Cheese”, age 50, a loving husband and devoted father, he passed away at 1:50 a.m. at his home on February 15, 2010, surrounded by his family and friends. He was an industrial plant electrician, gunsmith, and La State Concealed Weapon and Personal Protection Instructor. He was a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Belle Rose. He is survived by his wife Nanette Blanchard Daigle and daughter, Hannah Carly Daigle of Belle Rose; parents Percy R. and May Daigle of Donaldsonville, a sister, Regina Daigle Lauland of Thibodeaux, a brother and sister-in-law Jeffrey R. and Nyra Daigle of St. Francisville, a special family friend, John Thibodeaux of Napoleonville and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents Henry M. Dugas and Marie Caballero Dugas of Paincourtville and paternal grandparents O’Neil J. Daigle Sr. and Eva Coureges Daigle of Donaldsonville. He was a graduate of Ascension Catholic High School and ITI College. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and sports enthusiast. He was a champion of life and hero of the heart. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society. The family would like to send a special thanks to Hospice of Baton Rouge. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Services pending.