July 30, 1952-Nov. 20, 2019

Motel 6

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Claude Neal Rachal will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cloutierville.  Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass Saturday at the church.

Claude Neal Rachal, 67, and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away Nov. 20, 2019. He was born July 30, 1952, to Walter and Corine Coutee Rachal.

Claude was a loving father, son, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin and best friend to all. He will be extremely missed by his family and friends. He will especially be missed by his brother-in-law, Daniel Bodine Beaudion, whom was his right hand.

He is survived by his father, Walter (Badoo) Rachal; children, James Edwards Moody and wife Alfreda of Natchitoches, Curtis Ray Moody and wife Glenda Marie of Natchitoches, and Everatter (Billy Jean) Moody of Natchitoches; sisters, Mary Ann Beaudion and husband Daniel of Natchitoches, Linda Rachal Reed and husband Gregory Sr. of Cloutierville; brother, Herbert Rachal and wife Judy of Alexandria; nieces, Cheryl Lynn Galvan and husband Robert of Houston and Brianna Reed of Natchitoches; nephews, Ronald Rachal of Alexandria, Gregory Reed Jr. of Cloutierville and Brandon Rachal of Alexandria.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Corine Coutee Rachal, and nephew, Daniel James Beaudion.