George E. LaBoyteaux went home to be with The Lord on July 9, 2017. He passed away at his home in Sulphur Springs, Texas surrounded by family who loved him. He was born on June 19, 1939, in New Castle, Indiana to William and Myrtle LaBoyteaux. He was an ordained Minister and a beloved member of The Lighthouse Church in Sulphur Springs. Services will be held July 13 with visitation from noon until 1:30 p.m. Services will immediately follow in the Chapel at Watson and Sons Funeral Home, located at 1554 Hwy 7 East, and will be officiated by Brother Neal Cochran and Brother Rudy Rodriguez. George is survived by his wife, Joyce Ray LaBoyteaux; daughters Deborah and husband Wayne Posey, Charlotte and husband Kevin Parent; son, William LaBoyteaux and wife Carrie; step children, Wanda and husband James, Terrie and husband Ronnie, Eddie and wife Olga, Michael and wife Carrie; his brother Bill and wife Wanda LaBoyteaux; sisters Terrie, Dixie, Linda and Marie; as well as numerous grand and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Thelma LaBoyteaux; parents, William and Myrtle; sister, Pat LaBoyteaux; and two great-grandsons, Luke and Logan Morris. Pallbearers will be Wayne Posey, Daemeon Gerald, Jonathon Morris, Michael Kolbe, Sam Kolbe, Brack Davidson and Clint Sanchez.

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