Sam Lisotta

Sam Salvador Lisotta, 87, of Lake Charles, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in a local care facility.

He was a native to and lived most of his life in Lake Charles and 30 years in Singer. He was a graduate of Lake Charles High School where he played football. He worked 30 years as an operator for Olin Corporation.

Survivors include his wife, Edna O’Kelley Lisotta of Lake Charles; son, Sammy Luke Lisotta and wife Tressie of Singer; three daughters, Cathy Lisotta Reeves, Gay Lisotta Gehrig and husband Doug of Lake Charles and Cindy Lisotta Beaugh and husband Tim of Scott; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luke and Mariano Giardina Lisotta; four brothers; two sisters; one grandson, Jason Cole Reeves; and one great-granddaughter, Alexis Kaitlyn Robinson.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 20, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Deacon George Carr officiated. Interment followed in Consolata Cemetery.