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Obituary for Edward Joseph Chiasson Sr.

Edward Joseph Chiasson, Sr. "Mr. Shorty", 85, died Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 6:15 AM. Born, October 21st, 1934, he was a native of Chackbay, Louisiana and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Public services will be scheduled at a later date.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years; Elizabeth R. Chiasson; children, Edward "Pecan" Chiasson, Jr. (Janice), Kim Henis (David), Dean Landry (Tina); grandchildren, Tabitha Stein, Dallas Landry, Kameron Heinis, Brandy Broussard, Christine O'Neil; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Hebert, Lonnie Hebert; sisters, Melodia H. Lombas, Eve H. Crochet.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Felicien Chiasson, Annette C. Hebert; 1st wife, Shirley Lirette Chiasson; grandson, Jason Chiasson.

Edward, affectionately known to many as "Mr. Shorty," "Ginny Cake," and "Johnny" was a painter at Nicholls State University for 26 years. He loved yard work and was a jack of all trades. He was the best husband, father, grandfather and friend. He always had a smile and was willing to help everyone. He loved all animals, especially his pets Sage, Basil, T-Bone, Danielle, Percy, Killer Dog and Cookie.

We invite you to share written or video condolences on Edward's memorial page online at

Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.