George Lock Paret,
1925 in Lake Charles, Louisiana|
1997 in Lake Charles, Louisiana|
1997 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles,
Louisiana (Map 11)|
Lock Paret, Sr.|
||August 6, 1949
in Canon, Georgia|
Lake Charles American Press,
September 8, 1997, p. A2:
for George Lock Paret Jr., 72, a member of a pioneer South
Louisiana family, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
The Revs. Mark Holland, Eugene Kohlbecker and Jim Reed will
officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery under direction of
Hixson Funeral Home.
Visitation is from
4-6 p.m. today and from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday in the funeral
home; and from 1 p.m. Tuesday in the
Mr. Paret died at 4:48 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 7, 1997, in a Lake Charles
He was the great-grandson of
Capt. George Lock and Ellen Goos, and William Paret, the sixth
Episcopal Bishop of the State of Maryland. He was the son of
George Lock and Jane Winterhaler Paret.
A graduate of Lake Charles High School and New Mexico Military
Institute, he served as a second lieutenant in the U. S. Air
Force during World War II.
Louisiana State University where he was member of Kappa Sigma
Fraternity. He received a B.S. in forestry from McNeese State
During his career as a
forester, cattleman, and oil broker, Paret served as past
president of the American and Louisiana Brahman Breeders
Association, the Louisiana Forestry Association, and Lock
He served as a
board member for Edgewood Land and Logging Co., Lock-Moore
Co., Boy Scouts of America, Paret Ranch, Episcopal Day School,
and Goosport Memorial Cemetery.
survived by his wife, Beverly Bowers Paret; two sons, George
Lock Paret III of Lake Charles and Melvin P. Paret of
Arlington, Va.; two daughters, Frances Walker and Beverly
Reddin, both of Lake Charles; and eight
Memorials may be made to
the Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School, the Boy Scouts of
America, and the McNeese State University Foundation, the
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