Funeral services for Mike Lofton, of Slaughter, Louisiana, are Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at Charlet Funeral Home Inc. in Zachary, Louisiana, with burial at the Louisiana National Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Mr. Lofton, 84, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. He was a resident of Grace Rehab in Slaughter, Louisiana. He was retired after working for over 38 years for Crown Zellerbach. He was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Korean War. He was proud to have helped many others through Alcoholics Anonymous.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Zach and Hazie Lofton; brothers, James Lofton and JT Lofton; and sisters, Irene Brister, Agnes Foreman and Amolene Lofton.
Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Patsy Cross Lofton; one daughter, Catherine Lofton of Ponchatoula, Louisiana; two sons, Michael Lofton and his wife Leslie, of Slaughter, Louisiana; Patrick Lofton and his fiancé Caroline Williams, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; three sisters, Shirley Whittington, Peggy Impson and Brenda Tasselli; one brother, Pat Lofton; four grandchildren, Dustin Lofton, Erin Cain and her husband Marshall, Amy Hall and her husband Brian and Jacob Lofton; four great-grandchildren, Stratton Cain, Stella Cain, Silas Cain and Eli Hall.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Grace and The Hospice of Baton Rouge for their care.
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