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Morris "Shorty" O'Neil Poston

August 6, 1926 December 22, 2018
Morris "Shorty" O'Neil Poston
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Funeral services for Morris “Shorty” O’Neil Poston will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Hornbeck First Baptist Church. Burial with military honors will follow in the Poston Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service.
A visitation for the family and friends of Mr. Poston will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26th at Hornbeck First Baptist Church.
Mr. Poston was born on August 6, 1926, and passed away on December 22, 2018, at the age of 92. He lived in Louisiana most of his life and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Poston was a heavy equipment operator and worked on pipe lines too. Together with his wife, they owned and operated the Anacoco Spillway Park for 21 years. He served on the Police Jury for Ward 2 and was a life-long Mason and former Grand Master. Mr. Poston enjoyed refurbishing tractors and other antiques that he acquired from flea markers and auctions. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, and they will remember his endless energy and love of life.
Mr. Poston was preceded in death by his parents C.M. and Marjorie Poston, daughter Beverly K. Cobb, and brother Bryan A. Poston.
Left to cherish their memories of him are his wife of 52 years Lois M. Poston of New, Llano, LA
sons Benny O’Neal Poston and wife Marilyn of Leesville, LA and Morris O. Poston Jr. and wife Brenda of Flemington, NJ
daughters Stacey L. Booth and husband Reggie of Anacoco, LA, Cindy C. Poston of New Llano, LA, Paula R. Sanders and husband Rodney of Hornbeck, LA, and Carolyn A. Phleger of Bath, PA
brother Charles M. Poston Jr. and wife Carole of Scottsdale, AZ
fourteen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren
and a host of friends and family.
Pallbearers will be George Cobb, Reggie Booth Jr., Patrick Poston, Chris Cobb, Michael Mason, and John “Chip” McKee.
Honorary pallbearers will be Reggie Booth Sr. and Benny Poston.
Words of comfort and encouragement for the family and friends of Mr. Poston may be left at www.jeanesfs.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

26

Dec

4:00 PM 12/26/2018 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 12/26/2018 9:00:00 PM
Hornbeck First Baptist Church

2342 Stillwell Avenue
Hornbeck , Louisiana 71439

Hornbeck First Baptist Church
2342 Stillwell Avenue Hornbeck 71439 Louisiana
United States

Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

10:00 AM 12/27/2018 10:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 12/27/2018 2:00:00 PM
Hornbeck First Baptist Church

2342 Stillwell Avenue
Hornbeck , Louisiana 71439

Hornbeck First Baptist Church
2342 Stillwell Avenue Hornbeck 71439 Louisiana
United States

Funeral

Thursday

27

Dec

2:00 PM 12/27/2018 2:00:00 PM
Hornbeck First Baptist Church

2342 Stillwell Avenue
Hornbeck , Louisiana 71439

Hornbeck First Baptist Church
2342 Stillwell Avenue Hornbeck 71439 Louisiana
United States
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