L.J. Chachere moved to Dayton in August of 1955, where he taught Ag in the Dayton school district until he opened Chachere Feed Store Inc., in Dayton in 1963. He later expanded the business to include a Liberty store in 1979. L.J was joined by two of his sons, Matt and Rob, and later by his grandson Brad in the business. L.J. passed away in the fall of 2016, however his legacy lives on through his children, grandchildren, and the business he left behind.
Rob has three sons, Brad, Jonathan, and Scott. He is a graduate from Sam Houston State University and enjoys attending livestock shows with his sons. Aside from this, he is involved with the Dayton FFA Sales Committee, and is a Deacon at Calvary Baptist Church.
Matt has two daughters and a son, Leighton, Emma, and Logan. Matt, too, is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, is a Deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, and is involved with the Dayton FFA Sales Committee. He also enjoys attending livestock shows with his children.
Brad has one son, Stockton, and is a graduate of Sam Houston State University. He was a member of the 2009 Livestock Judging Team at Sam, and now enjoys judging shows, and attending livestock shows.
They have been actively involved in the community whether it is through the local church, livestock shows, or other various community activities. They are also involved in the show industry and show all over the state.
So come on by the Dayton store and see Rob, Matt, or Brad and grab a seat and a cup of coffee and visit a while. Or you can swing by our Liberty store where Kelvin will be ready to assist you with whatever your needs may be.