, Port Arthur, Texas

November 6, 2012

Joshua Charles Lorenz

NEDERLAND —    Joshua Charles Lorenz, 36, of Nederland, passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He was born on September 22, 1976 to Barry and Leslie Lorenz in Port Arthur, Texas.

   Joshua was a kind hearted, loveable person who had a passion for fishing and hiking. Those who knew him will forever remember and be touched by his big, warm smile and hearty laugh.  He was a joy in the lives of many and will be greatly missed but not forgotten.

   He is preceded in death by his parents; two grandmothers, Lawanna Childs and Lois Duhe.

   His survivors include a brother, Jeremiah Lorenz and wife Tisha of Pearl, Mississippi; two grandfathers, Lane Duhe, Sr. of Port Neches, Ted Lorenz and wife Sandra of Covington, Louisiana; three aunts, Lydia Walker and husband Choya of Hamshire, Lori Rutherford and husband Dale of LaBelle, Robbi West and husband Rodney of Mandeville, Louisiana; an Uncle, Lane Duhe, Jr.  and wife Suzanne of Port Neches; a  nephew, Colston Lorenz; a niece, Hollis Kayte Lorenz and numerous cousins, great aunts and uncles.

   A gathering of his family and friends will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. in the Grammier- Oberle Funeral Home Chapel, Port Arthur.

   Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012 in the Grammier- Oberle Funeral Home Chapel immediately following the visitation with Rev. Bill Ramsey officiating.

   Joshua will be laid to rest in the Pioneer Garden in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.

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