OBITUARY

Chester Joseph Granger

September 23, 1933May 15, 2019
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With great sadness, we announce the passing of Chester J. Granger, born Sept 23, 1933, in Fenton, Louisiana. He passed away peacefully on May 15, 2019, at Harbor Hospice in Lake Charles.

Chester was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Josephine Ponthieux; daughter, Robin Carol Anne DuBois; parents, Aros and Jessie Bond Granger; two brothers, Robert Gene Granger and Alton Charles Granger; one niece Allison R. Bell; and a great-niece, Madeline Brooke Bell.

Left to cherish his memory are his two grandsons, Jesse Layne DuBois (partner Shanna Peel), and Corey David DuBois (wife Tiffany) of Montgomery, LA. Also surviving Chester are his great-grandchildren Ethan, Camden, Caydon, Keegan, and BraeLynn; sister, Doris G. Fruge (husband John D.) of Moss Bluff, LA; brother, Albert David Granger (wife Jacqueline) of Moss Bluff, LA; sister, Margaret G. Sepulvado (husband Gerald) of Converse, LA; sister, Patricia G. Gallien (husband Ronald) of Killeen, TX; and a sister Mary Alice G. Ray (husband Jerry) of Noble, LA. He is also survived by 20 nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved greatly.

Chester was a sweet, kind, appreciative, generous, and loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle. He always had a very strong faith in God.

Having graduated from Iowa High School, LA, he proudly joined the Navy for the Korean war, patrolling the North Pacific. He then worked as a welder in San Diego, California, Alaska, Orange, TX, Lake Charles, Alexandria ,LA, and New Orleans. Then, he worked as a carpenter In New Orleans and Lake Charles, as well as other trades to support his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Theodore Catholic Church on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00am with Father Aubrey Guilbeau officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, with a Rosary at 6:00pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Monday, from 9:00am until the procession to the church. Burial will follow at Old Ritchie Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Chester was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Josephine Ponthieux; daughter, Robin Carol Anne DuBois; parents, Aros and Jessie Bond Granger; two brothers, Robert Gene Granger and Alton Charles Granger; one niece Allison R. Bell; and a great-niece, Madeline Brooke Bell.

    Left to cherish his memory are his two grandsons, Jesse Layne DuBois (partner Shanna Peel), and Corey David DuBois (wife Tiffany) of Montgomery, LA. Also surviving Chester are his great-grandchildren Ethan, Camden, Caydon, Keegan, and BraeLynn; sister, Doris G. Fruge (husband John D.) of Moss Bluff, LA; brother, Albert David Granger (wife Jacqueline) of Moss Bluff, LA; sister, Margaret G. Sepulvado (husband Gerald) of Converse, LA; sister, Patricia G. Gallien (husband Ronald) of Killeen, TX; and a sister Mary Alice G. Ray (husband Jerry) of Noble, LA. He is also survived by 20 nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved greatly.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Rosary Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, May 20, 2019

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Susan Storm

May 20, 2019

Sorry to hear of Chester passing, extending my heartfelt sympathy to all of you. With prayer, Susan

Diana Bruner

May 20, 2019

Prayers and love to the family. I hated to hear of his passing. He was always my favorite Uncle. So humble, a very kind man. No more suffering for him. Rest In Peace, Uncle Chester 😥😥🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Robert Gene
1955

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J.D. & Chester
April 1971

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Chester relaxing

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The Granger Boy's working

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9 Grangers

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The Granger Boys relaxing

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Jessie Granger
January 1973

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Robert Gene
1955

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J.D. & Chester
April 1971

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Chester relaxing

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The Granger Boy's working

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9 Grangers

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The Granger Boys relaxing

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Jessie Granger
January 1973

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Aros Granger "Pappy"

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Beloved daughter Robin

Biography

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Chester J. Granger, born Sept 23, 1933, in Fenton, Louisiana. He passed away peacefully on May 15, 2019, at Harbor Hospice in Lake Charles.

Chester was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Josephine Ponthieux; daughter, Robin Carol Anne DuBois; parents, Aros and Jessie Bond Granger; two brothers, Robert Gene Granger and Alton Charles Granger; one niece Allison R. Bell; and a great-niece, Madeline Brooke Bell.

Left to cherish his memory are his two grandsons, Jesse Layne DuBois (partner Shanna Peel), and Corey David DuBois (wife Tiffany) of Montgomery, LA. Also surviving Chester are his great-grandchildren Ethan, Camden, Caydon, Keegan, and BraeLynn; sister, Doris G. Fruge (husband John D.) of Moss Bluff, LA; brother, Albert David Granger (wife Jacqueline) of Moss Bluff, LA; sister, Margaret G. Sepulvado (husband Gerald) of Converse, LA; sister, Patricia G. Gallien (husband Ronald) of Killeen, TX; and a sister Mary Alice G. Ray (husband Jerry) of Noble, LA. He is also survived by 20 nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved greatly.

Chester was a sweet, kind, appreciative, generous, and loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle. He always had a very strong faith in God.

Having graduated from Iowa High School, LA, he proudly joined the Navy for the Korean war, patrolling the North Pacific. He then worked as a welder in San Diego, California, Alaska, Orange, TX, Lake Charles, Alexandria ,LA, and New Orleans. Then, he worked as a carpenter In New Orleans and Lake Charles, as well as other trades to support his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Theodore Catholic Church on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00am with Father Aubrey Guilbeau officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, with a Rosary at 6:00pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Monday, from 9:00am until the procession to the church. Burial will follow at Old Ritchie Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.