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A memorial service celebrating the life of Jorge Echevarria will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Pineville Christian Church, Pineville, La.
Jorge Echevarria died peacefully after a lengthy illness on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Jorge lived in Pineville and owned and managed his studio, Ritmo School of Art and Dance in the same city. Jorge, a native of Spain, is survived by his twin brother, Fifo Echevarria, three sisters and a variety of nieces and nephews.
He leaves behind many friends, admirers, and students of art and various types of Latin dance.
He will always be remembered for his kind and generous spirit, and for his outstanding loyalty to family, friends, and the United States of America, a country he called his own. He has now gone to be with the Lord.
A special note of thanks is given to the remarkable care given to Jorge by his nephew, Yadir Echevarria, and by the nurses and staff of the oncology unit of Rapides Regional Medical Center.
Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Published in The Town Talk on June 10, 2014