Robert E. Guzman Sr.
The Rev. Robert E. Guzman Sr., 75, of Greenbrier, went to be with his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011.
Born in Welch, La., he was a son to the late Robert and Rose Guzman.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Loretta (Mueller) Guzman; daughters, Donna Lowry of Westlake, La., Tina Roberts and Denise Chesson of Greenbrier; sons, Ricky Stephenson of Port Arthur, Texas, Robert E. Guzman Jr. of Quitman, David Stephenson of Greenbrier and Darryl Stephenson of Alexander; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brothers, Raymond Guzman of Springhill, Fla., Ralph Guzman and Kenneth Guzman, both of Lake Charles, La.; sisters, Rose Theresa Frances of Glenmora, La., Rozanna Moore of Lake Charles, La.; and numerous friends.
Robert started the F.G.B.M.F.I Chapter in Lake Charles, La., of which he served as president for several years, after which he resigned and was ordained into the ministry on April 13, 1975. He pastored the Westlake Christian Center in Westlake, La., for seven years. He also pastored the Calvary Church of Quitman, the Soda Valley Freewill Baptist Church in Greenbrier and the Faith Unlimited Church in Thornburg, La. Robert served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict and was privileged to be selected for a goodwill tour around the world, while serving.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrrier with Bro. Michael Burden and Bro. Billy Merritt officiating.
Interment with full military honors will follow at McNew Cemetery in Greenbrier.
Visitation will be held 5-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online guest book: www.rollertfuneralhomes.com