Lake Charles ‘Shoe Shine Man’ still in business after 60yrs

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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:41am

You don't see too many shoe shine shops anymore.

They seem to have gone the way of the pay telephone and cassette tapes.

Wilbert Victor of Lake Charles, Louisiana has been making folks shoes look good for close to 60 years.

"I used to live on Enterprise Boulevard next to Braxton's Barber Shop, near Pryce Drug Store," said Victor.

"Mr. Braxton had a shop there for many years. I used to hang around the shop and he put me to work shining shoes."

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