J. E. Hixson & Sons


Paul Lemelle

17 February, 193812 October, 2021

Paul Earl Lemelle, age 83, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Paul was born February 17, 1938 to Rafel and Ethel Lemelle.

Paul's hobbies included fishing, hunting and mechanical tinkering around with his truck and around the house. he retired after 10 years of service with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office as a school Crossing Guard. He also enjoyed gatherings with his family and friends.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents; son, Don Lemelle; brothers, Albert and Alvin Lemelle; sisters, Mildred Lemelle Calloway and Walita Lemelle Auzenne.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 60 years, Alice Lemelle; sons, James Lemelle and wife Cheryl of Arlington, TX, Ronnie Lemelle and wife Vanessa of Iowa, LA; 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Lemelle have been entrusted to Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles.

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Matthew Topps

23 October 2021

Rest in peace, Uncle Earl. I enjoyed watching tv with you and doing different activities with you in the back yard. I really enjoyed watching and talking about baseball with you too. Thank you for always showing love to me. You will forever be missed.

Ronnie Lemelle

13 October 2021

The Rock of the family has moved on to a better place. Will truly miss him. I will move on but not forget. Family is everything to me. I will remember all the fishing trips and good times. I will stand strong and make sure the rest of the family will too. I will see you one day and we can reunite. Rest in peace pops. Your son Ronnie

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