Joseph Carlton Touchet
Joseph Carlton Touchet, 93, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022. He was born on July 31, 1928, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Mary May Champagne and Joseph Dassas “J.D.” Touchet. Carlton retired as a Field Representative for the U.S. Social Security Administration, after more than 30 years, circa 1960-1990.
In his day, Carlton was a natural athlete who was good at everything he tried. He enjoyed growing roses, crossword puzzles, DIY projects, voting, contributing, baking the world’s best cookies, and helping anyone whenever he could. Carlton was a wonderful human with a sharp sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Bishop Smith Touchet; children, Ed Touchet and his wife, Caroline; Clara Touchet; John Touchet; Edie Touchet Cherubino; step-children Mindy Greenspan and her husband, Kim; Sue Ellen Lassiter; and Lee Smith; grandchildren, Stephanie-Anne Touchet; Carly Cherubino; Paul Cherubino II; and step-granddaughter Melissa Smith; great-granddaughter, Isabelle M. Touchet-Deleon; brothers, Gene Ray Touchet and Robert W. Touchet and his wife, Vicki; and numerous nieces and nephews. Many friends and relations from Vermillion Parish, Louisiana, will also remember him.
Carlton is preceded in death by his parents; and young brother, J. Earl Touchet.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of one’s choice.
Cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. At a later time, the family will place Mr. Touchet’s ashes in the family crypt, at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Erath, Louisiana.