John Shoults

July 25, 1938 ~ November 9, 2015

John Shoults, 77, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015 at High Hope Care Center. John was owner and operator of Westlake Upholstery for 46 years. He served as a medic in United States navy. John loved to play golf, hunt and camp with his best friends. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. John is survived by his wife of 23 years, Patricia Dugas Shoults; his children, John H. Shoults and wife Partini of San Jose, CA, Kathleen Sliman and husband Peter of Leesville, LA and Marilyn Reed and husband Michael of Moss Bluff, LA; one stepson, Michael Barfield and wife Jerrie of Pineville, LA; his grandchildren, Joyce Shoults, Michael A. Reed, Eden Sliman and Madison Barfield; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by his first wife of 30 years, Joyce Robertson Shoults; his siblings, Jack Shoults, Elizabeth Hunt and Henry Shoults; and his parents, Henry and Jennie Shoults. Services for John will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10 am at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home in Sulphur. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery in Leesville, LA. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 4-9 pm at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home and will resume on Thursday from 8 am until the time of service. The family would like to say a special thank you to Darlene Kelly and all those who cared for John, loved him, and prayed for him.

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  1. Dear Patricia: We are so sorry to read of Johns passing. He was a kind gentleman and it was a pleasure knowing him. Please know that our hearts are sad and our prayers are with you and the family.

  2. Mrs. Pat, It was such a joy to get to know you and your husband. I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing your smiling face at High Hope. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. God bless. Cheri Hollie

  3. Aunt Pat, just wanted to let you know that we are so sad for your loss but know that he is now in a good place with the Lord and will no longer have to suffer. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Love, Chris

  4. On behalf of the Leesville High School Class of 1956 we would like to say how sad we are at the passing of Avery. It is always hard to lose one of our on. Please accept our sincere sympathy to the entire family. e

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