, Port Arthur, Texas

October 4, 2013

Larry Joseph "Bear" Chardin

The Orange Leader

GROVES —    Larry Joseph Chardin, 64, of Groves, Texas went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland.

   Larry was born on February 28, 1949 to Mary Alice Sonnier Chardin and Joseph Peter Chardin in Port Arthur, Texas. Larry was a resident of the area for most of his life. He worked as a mechanic on oil rigs for over 20 years. He was also a Body Guard for numerous celebrities.

   A memorial service will be at 6:00 PM Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Abundant Life Sanctuary, 2301 West Parkway, Groves, Texas. Arrangements for cremation are entrusted to Clayton Thompson.

   Larry was preceded in death by his father, his brothers, Ricky Chardin, Timothy Chardin and Sheldon Chardin.

   He is survived by his daughters, Kimberly and Crystal and wife, Connie Chardin of Bastrop, Texas, his mother, Mary Alice Chardin-Cryer of Groves, Texas, his sisters, Dianne Osborne of Port Neches, Texas, Judy Ables of Austin, Texas, Betty Chardin of Groves, Texas, Mary Osborne of Colmesniel, Texas and his brother, David Chardin of Bastrop, Texas along with numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.