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Malcolm Louis Prewitt

March 7, 1943 September 10, 2019
Malcolm Louis Prewitt
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Obituary for Malcolm Louis Prewitt

Malcolm Louis Prewitt, was born on March 7, 1943, in Anacoco, LA, and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Funeral services for Mr. Prewitt will be held at First Baptist Church of Leesville on Saturday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m. Visitations will be held at the church on Friday, September 13, from 5:00-8:00 p.m., and on Saturday, September 14, from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
Mr. Prewitt was a 1961 graduate of Anacoco High School and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. After a time working for the NASA Space Center in Houston, TX, Malcolm settled in Leesville with his wife DeLain, where he began a 22-year career as a Louisiana State Trooper. He followed this with a career as Deputy Ward Marshal for the City of Leesville.
Mr. Prewitt grew up with a love of the outdoors, especially hog hunting and bass fishing. He served as a deacon at First Baptist Church of Leesville, where he enjoyed singing in the choir and volunteering as a bus driver for the youth and senior adult ministries.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, DeLain Perkins Prewitt, son Jared Prewitt (wife Leigh Anne), grandson Steven Matthew Prewitt, and granddaughter Brenna Claire Prewitt, all of Leesville. In addition, Mr. Prewitt is survived by one sister, Sue Prewitt Gaskin, and one brother, Randall Carroll Prewitt (wife Patricia), all of Pasadena, TX; one brother-in-law, Joseph Dwain Perkins (wife Sandra) of Leesville. Finally, Mr. Prewitt is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins, all of whom share cherished memories of time with Malcolm.
Mr. Prewitt was preceded in death by his father and mother, Carroll and Edna Prewitt.
Those wishing to honor Malcolm’s memory can make memorials to the First Baptist Church, Leesville Building Fund or to the Minister’s Retirement Ministry at missiondignity.org

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

13

Sep

5:00 PM 9/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Leesville

1400 Nolan Trace
Leesville, LA 71446

First Baptist Church of Leesville
1400 Nolan Trace Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

14

Sep

9:00 AM 9/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Leesville

1400 Nolan Trace
Leesville, LA 71446

First Baptist Church of Leesville
1400 Nolan Trace Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

14

Sep

10:00 AM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Leesville

1400 Nolan Trace
Leesville, LA 71446

First Baptist Church of Leesville
1400 Nolan Trace Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Beech Grove Final Resting Place

195 Beech Grove Loop
Anacoco, LA 71403

195 Beech Grove Loop Anacoco 71403 LA
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church of Leesville

1400 Nolan Trace
Leesville, LA 71446
Those wishing to honor Malcolm’s memory can make memorials to the First Baptist Church, Leesville Building Fund or to the Minister’s Retirement Ministry at missiondignity..org.

Ministers' Retirement Ministry

Those wishing to honor Malcolm’s memory can make memorials to the First Baptist Church, Leesville Building Fund or to the Minister’s Retirement Ministry at missiondignity.org.
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