On Saturday, July 30th, 2022, Wilson Etienne Daigle, Jr, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather was welcomed home into the Lords loving arms at the age of 72. Will was proceeded in death by his father Wilson Etienne Daigle, Sr., and his mother June Williams Daigle. He is survived by his high school sweetheart, Barbara Kimball Daigle, who has been by his side for 52 years as well as their children Nicole Daigle, Jessica Boltman (Cort), Bryan Daigle (Jennifer), Clare Allen (Greg). Grandchildren Rachael (Thomas), Zachary, Kaitlynn, Erin, Henry, Alex, and great grandchild Aiden. He is also survived by his sisters Cathy Kimball (Richard), Nona Russo (Toby), as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews and fur buddy Tucker.
Will was born on January 23, 1950, in New Orleans, and resided in Luling LA. He was a graduate of Holy Cross High School. He served proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam.
Will had such a beautiful soul, and never failed to put others needs before his own. While his family was most important to him, he had a passion for his vegetable garden, fishing, and cooking. Anyone who was blessed and fortunate enough to have known him knew of his love and dedication to Saints football. Going to a game with him was always an amazing experience.
Even though he is physically gone, his kindness, laughter, dad joke sense of humor, selflessly giving of love and himself will live on in the memories of those that were blessed and fortunate enough to have him in their lives.
Family and friends are invited to attend the visitation and Funeral Mass on Friday, August 5, 2022, which will be held at St. Catherine of Siena, 105 Bonnabel Blvd. in Metairie. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00p.m. Mass will begin at 12:00 p.m.