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Joe Ernest Caygle Sr

August 12, 1937 ~ February 8, 2018 (age 80)
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Joe Ernest Caygle Sr. Joined his heavenly father on February 8, 2018 at the age of 80 in Hammond, La. He was born in Birmingham, Ala. on August 12 1937 and was residing in Ponchatoula, La. at the time of his passing.

He served in the United States Air Force for 22 years, retiring in 1975. After retiring from the Air Force, he moved his family to Westwego, La. where he started another career working in several ship yards, retiring again in 1998.

Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend who will be sorely missed. He leaves behind his adoring wife of 29 years. Jackie Bishop Caygle, children Thomas Caygle Sr. (Susan), Leigh Annette Caygle, Glenda Caygle, Leslie McKnight (Curt) and Joe Caygle Jr. (Kimberly), grandchildren Thomas Jr., Lauren, Lacie, Christina, Adrean, Tosha, Joe III, Joanna, Joshua, Matthew, great-grandchildren Beckham, Greyson, Carson, Chevie, Noah, Caleb, Cheyenne, Cole, Adrien and nephew Edward Caygle IV as well as many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by parents Edward and Effie Caygle, brother, Edward Caygle Sr. and grandsons Jeffery and Malachi.

Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday February 15, 2018, being held at St. Paul's Lutheran church, 707 W. Dakota St., Hammond, La 70401. at 7 pm with visitation from 6-7 pm. Memorial service will be officiated by Pastor Louis Boldt.

Military honors will be rendered at the Independence American Legion, 408 7th St, Independence, La. 70443 on Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 1800 (6:00 pm).

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