Manuel V. Dugas

Manuel V. Dugas passed away on April 11, 2024 at the age of 95 years. He was born in DesAllemands, LA and was a resident of Luling, LA.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Parks Dugas; parents, Horace and Helen Dugas; son, Manuel V. Dugas Jr.; daughter, Deitra Lynn Dugas; brother, Wayne Dugas (the late Laura Turner Dugas) and sister, Margaret Hufford (the late Johnny Hufford).

Survivors include his wife, Linda Stewart Dugas; son, Dr. Robert Wayne Dugas (Jean); step-children, Melissa Sabathe (Rodney) and Gregory Cannon; grandchildren, Robert Dugas Jr., Kristie Millard (Michael), Richard Dugas, Katherine Dugas, Lissa Dugas, and Laura Golubev (Vladimir); step-grandchildren, Ronald Gilmore III, Taylor Dow, Zachary Sabathe, Tyler Sabathe, Eric Cannon (Megan) along with 11 great-grandchildren. Also survived by other relatives and friends.

Manuel served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a licensed insurance agent for State Farm. He was a member of the DesAllemands First Assembly of God Church.

Visitation will be held at Life Fellowship Community Church, 2671 LA-306, Bayou Gauche, LA on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 9am to 11am. Services will follow. Interment St. Charles Cemetery in Luling, LA.

Donations in his loving memory may be made to the Manuel Dugas Family scholarship, Southeastern LA University, Hammond, LA ( or to the charity of your choice.

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