Walter J. Businelle Sr.

Walter J. Businelle Sr.

Walter J. Businelle Sr., 66, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at his residence.
Walter loved to hunt, fish and cook. He enjoyed being a captain on various tug boats. He was a great father and grandfather.
Survivors include his son, Tobias Businelle of Grand Lake; son-in-law, Pete Mancusco of Westlake; three daughters, Sharon Mancuso of Westlake, Regina Businelle of Bayou Vista and Tamara Businelle of Grand Lake; and the mothers of his children, Bobbie Dupre of Patterson and Connie Businelle of Grand Lake; four sisters, Brenda Comeaux of Houma, Theresa Businelle of Lake Charles, Mabel Businelle of Lake Charles and Dardinella Breaux of Bell City; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by two sons, Ward Joseph Businelle and Walter Joseph Businelle Jr.; four brothers, Douglas, Jimmy Businelle and Ward Businelle Jr. and Kenneth Welch Sr.; and one sister, Josephine Aucoin.
His funeral service will be Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Burial will be at Prien Memorial Park. Alan Daley will be officiating. Visitation was held from 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday and again Tuesday from 8 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at

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