Edgar Francis Pouchet of Orlando, age 75, passed away on Saturday, March 24th, 2012. Edgar was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad the son of Edgar St. John Pouchet and Carmen Codallo. From 1967 until 1969 he lectured music in Trinidad. He moved to Central Florida from California in 1972 and was employed as a musical director for Walt Disney World. He was a member of Sanctuary of Praise Church in Orlando; President of Carnival Association, President of Trinibago Association; Composer of National Steel Orchestra; Ambassador of the Touring Orchestra; Founder of "Gold Posts" Steel Orchestra; Silver Stars Steel Orchestra Arranger and first to compose classical music for a steel orchestra.
He is predeceased by son Maurice Pouchet (1985). Edgar leaves to cherish his memory, wife Yvonne V. (Lopez) Pouchet of Orlando; daughters, Michelle Pouchet of Irvine, California; Frances (Trini) Pena of Orlando; son Andre (Dia) Johann of Cypress, Turkey; brothers Everard (Marlene), Elliot, Edmund (Alison), Elton (Lorraine), Edwin (Christine), Edric (Suzette) Pouchet all of Trinidad; sisters, Yvette (Swelyn) Prima of Trinidad, Heather (Maurice) Brown of Trinidad, Tesa Theresa Pouchet of Orlando, Camille (Michael) Gomez of Trinidad; granddaughters Natalie and Celina Pouchet of Orlando; great grandson Sayvion Pouchet-Sammy of Orlando; 43 nieces and nephews and 16 great nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends on from 5:00 until 7:00 pm followed by a service at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 30th, 2012 at Dobbs Funeral Home. Interment will be in Trinidad.