Captain Edward Anthony Facille, age 79, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022.
Edward, also known as “Tiger” was born in Houma, LA. From an early age he began working in the shrimping industry and learned the trade working on “The Gpt. Dicky V”. Edward also worked with Jake Billiot and for Percy Bernard Darder, Sr. in the oyster industry. Due to his hard work, he was an excellent provider for his family.
Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian Facille; parents, Eric and Elizabeth Forsyth; brothers, Melvin Forsyth and Bobby Forsyth; and sisters, Barbara Forsyth, Gale Forsyth, and Virginia Forsyth.
Survivors include his daughters, Amy R. Facille, Katie Facille, Juanita Facille, and Deanna Naquin; sons, Mark Eugene Facille, Victor Tony Facille, Edward Anthony Facille, Jr., and Kevin Joseph Facille; brothers, Ivy Forsythe, Blaze Forsyth, Johnny Forsyth, and Ernie Forsyth; sisters, Annette Forsyth, Jenette Forsyth, Louise Forsyth, Agnes Dards, and Doris Forsyth; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at St. Paul Cemetery. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is honored to serve the Facille family.