Dan Daigle of South Padre Island, Texas was born February 4, 1960 at Houma, Louisiana. He passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home on South Padre Island at the age of 53. Dan was raised in the Houston area. He graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor degree in criminal justice. Dan received his masters degree from Stephen F. Austin University. He taught school at Resaca Middle School in Los Fresnos, Texas the past ten years. Dan worked for the South Padre Island Beach Patrol for the past three years.
Dan became a Christian in 1987 in Palestine, Texas. He was an active member of Palestine Church for twelve years. He and Patty served as missionaries for the Palestine Church in Reynosa, Mexico for two years. Dan and Patty moved to South Padre Island, Texas in 2000 and have been active members of the Island Baptist Church.
His survivors include his wife, Patty Daigle of South Padre Island, Texas; three daughters, Abigail Daigle Lewis and Belle Daigle both of Oceanside, California and Hadassah Daigle of South Padre Island; two sons, Daniel and David Daigle both of South Padre Island, Texas; his mother, Christina Daigle of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Jerry Daigle of Key West, Florida and Chris Daigle of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a host of other relatives and friends. Dan was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Patrick Daigle, Sr.
Services will be held at the Island Baptist Church, South Padre Island, Texas at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Officiating will be Dr. Bill Waddell. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to your favorite charity. For more information, please call Island Baptist Church, 956-761-5029.