Howard Eglin, Jr.

Homegoing Services for Howard Eglin, Jr., will be at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Orange, Saturday, Oct. 15, at 11:00 am under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. John H. Smith, pastor.

Visitation will be Saturday morning from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Geter Funeral Home.

Bro. Howard Eglin, Jr. was born July 17, 1949 in Lafayette, to Howard Eglin, Sr. and Rosa Mae Wilridge Eglin.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, wife, Viola Ann Johnson Eglin and sister, Linda Joyce Eglin.

He departed this life Oct. 10, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur.

He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Howard Patrick Eglin of Orange; one daughter Patricia Eglin of Orange; three stepdaughters, Betty Phillips of Lufkin, Lisa Johnson of Dallas, Tonya Johnson of Atlanta; two brothers, Stafford Alexander Jr. and Clarence Alexander; three sisters, Alice Faye Rhodes (Homer), Annie Pearl McNeil and Arma Jean Eglin all of Orange.

He is also survived by twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a host of relatives and friends.