Edward J. LaMark Jr., 69, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Houma, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Terrebonne General Hospital in Houma, at 8:40 a.m., surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., at the CWA Hall, 106 Westside Blvd., Houma, followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m.
Edward was born November 12, 1942, the son of the late Edward LaMark Sr. and Queen Esther Sims LaMark. Also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley LaMark Hill.
He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife of 43 years, Helen Green LaMark; three sons, Dorton (Jacinda) Victor of Houma, Edward LaMark III and Jewel LaMark, both of Thibodaux; two daughters, Michelle (Oliver) Kenny Jr. of Houma and Regina LaMark of Baytown, Texas; a brother, Calvin LaMark of Houston, Texas; a stepsister, Hazel H. Anderson of Houma; three stepbrothers, Wilbert Lee Sr. and August Haughton Sr., both of Houma, and Claiborne Haughton of Arlington, Virginia; 15 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Edward was a practicing Catholic. He was a retired employee of Delta Oil Company. Edward was a happy and generous person who enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed fishing, playing dominoes and card games. He also spent time with others discussing the Bible with them.
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.