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Charles Andrus

April 27, 1968 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 50)

Charles Andrus was born on April 27, 1968 to the parents of Margery Thomas and Allen Andrus Jr. Even though his hometown was Opelousas, La, he has spent the past 25 years of his life in Wausau, Wisconsin. He was passionate about his love of cooking and baking. You could always find him in the kitchen catering to family and friends. His favorite hobby was sitting back watching the wrestling and drinking a cold beer. He passed away peacefully at his home on January 11, 2019

Charles is survived by his father - Allen Andrus Jr. (Opelousas, La), a son - Marvin Davis (Lafayette, La), a brother - Julius Andrus (New Iberia, La), two sisters - Yvonne Thomas Duhon (Lafayette, La) and Carla Thomas White (Lexington, Ky), a grandson and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by a son - Matthew Andrus, his mother - Margery Thomas and his grandmother -  Ella Mae Birotte.

His mild spirited personality, extreme generosity and big heart will be missed by all who knew him.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 with visitation from 12:30-1:00 pm and the service starting at 1:00 pm at Ford & Joseph Funeral Home 907 N. Market Street Opelousas, La 70570.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at


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