A service to honor the life of Mr. Douglas Rachal, Sr. will be held at 10 am Friday, March 18, 2022 at Fairview Baptist Church with Bro. Matt Endris and Sis. Suny Augustine officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Thursday March 17, 2022 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Doug, 81 years of age and a resident of Campti, LA, passed away on March 15, 2022 with his family by his side. He was born on November 5, 1940 to Sebastian Rachal, Jr. and Essie Hillman Rachal in Bayou Julian, LA. Doug was a co-owner of Natchitoches Lumberyard and a faithful member of Fairview Baptist Church for many years. He will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife, Renee Rachal of Campti; a son, Douglas Rachal, Jr. and wife Patti of Campti; 2 grandsons, Trey Rachal and wife Andrea and Zachary Rachal and wife Amanda all of Campti; 2 great granddaughters, Alayna and Aubree Rachal; a step great grandson, Brentley Vise; sisters, Cynthia Jennings and husband Billy and Elizabeth Ragan; a brother, Glen Rachal and wife Elaine. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Reuben Rachal, Junior Rachal, Samuel Ragan, Anthony Masters, Hunter Masters, and Tyler Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Stewart, Leonard Ernst, and Ronald Laborde.