Brandon Elliot Kountz, 31, of Beaumont, TX passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. He was a native of Chicago, IL and was currently a correctional officer at with the DOJ-FCC Beaumont US Penitentiary. His love and memories will be left to his loving and devoted wife of two and half years, Jennifer Kountz; father, Robert Kountz; brother and wife, Kenny and Sherry Kountz; sister, Karla Kountz; god-parents, Rev. and Mrs. Eric Clay; god brothers and sisters, Brandon Clay, Mykael Clay and Erica Clay; other loving family members, dear friends and co-workers. Brandon was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Beatrice Kountz. Celebration of Life services for Brandon will begin at the funeral home on Monday, April 8, 2013 with a visitation from noon until 6:00 p.m. at which time the gathering of family and friends will start until 9:00 p.m. Additional services will be on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Sunlight Baptist Church, 1283 Rev. G.W. Daniels Ave. (Cedar St.) officiated by his brother-in-law, Rev. James Barker, Jr. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at Live Oak Memorial Park under the professional care and direction of Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel.