Lake Providence, LA - LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA - Funeral services for George Michael Reyer, age 77 of Lake Providence, Louisiana will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, June24, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church, 407 First Street in Lake Providence, Louisiana.
Visitation will be held from 10 AM until the time of service on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Lake Providence, Louisiana.
Reverends Henry R. Stone and Bo Horne will officiate.
Interment will be held at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, Louisiana.
Services are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Oak Grove and Lake Providence.
George Reyer, 77, of Lake Providence, LA died on June 18, 2021.
George passed away peacefully in his home with his beloved companion, Becky Love at his side.
George was born Feb. 8th, 1944 in New Orleans, LA, the 5th and last child of Albert & Cleo Reyer. George enlisted in Coast Guard in 1962 and was stationed in Bremerton Washington. George served his country till 1966 and then he pursued a career in the electrical field for the next 20 years working for Consolidated Electrical Distributors, INC. After CED he opened a Marine store on Camano Island, WA., there he retailed boats, fishing supplies, and was a mechanic of all engine types. He was close to the water and that made him happy.
George loved to fish and crab and be out on the water, wherever that may be.
In 2010, he met the last love of his life, Becky and he moved back to his birth state of Louisiana to retire on the lake with her.
He is survived by his three children, Jesse (Karen), Jennifer (Jeff) and Jodi, his four grandchildren, Emily, Zachary, Alexie and Ronan, of Washington State. His brother Alfred J. Reyer, Jr.(Bonnie), of Jacksonville, NC, sister Jo Ann Hahn (James) of Fort Wort, TX, sister Cleo Schexnaydre of Kenner, LA, and sister-in-law Carmen Reyer of Houston, TX. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Alfred and Cleo, brother Robert and his first wife the mother of his children, Gwendolyn. In addition to his own children and grands, George was surrogate uncle and grandparent to several young adults and children all of whom are too numerous to mention.
A celebration of life and service will be on Thursday, June 24,2021 at First United Methodist Church in Lake Providence, LA. George will be laid to rest at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, LA.
Pallbearers are: Eddie Hamilton, Tim Hamilton, Wydette Williams, Bill Wise, Steven Stapleton, David Oswalt, Kyle Love, and Chris Powers.
Honorary Pallbearers are: PFC Ma.Nina Perez, PFC Austin Withers, and PFC Dustin Withers.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lake Providence, or to the charity of your choice
Published by Stanwood Camano News from Jul. 13 to Jul. 14, 2021.