Albert Troy A.T. Furr, Jr.
A resident of Baker and a native of Port Arthur, Texas, A.T. passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Lane Regional Medical Center. He was 92, and proudly served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army Ordnance in the Persian Gulf during World War II. A.T. was a great patriot who loved the Lord. He was a member of the Gideons, and faithfully served as a Deacon of First Baptist Church for many years. He served on the EBR Parish School Board, the Baker City Council, and was formerly on the Board of Directors of Hancock Bank. A.T. obtained a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from LSU, and retired from Exxon Plastics.
Visiting at First Baptist Church of Baker, 3213 Groom Road, Baker, on Friday, Dec. 26 from 9am until religious services at 12pm, conducted by Rev. Jay Avance and Rev. Gary Richerson. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker.
A.T. is survived by wife, Martha Bishop Furr daughter, Lana Lucille Furr Griffin and husband Cary two stepdaughters, Martie Kwasny and husband John, and Myra Penn and husband Mike three sons, Troy Douglas Furr and wife Betty, Thomas Lee Furr and wife Susan, and Roger Dale Furr four stepsons, Andy Bishop and wife Robbie, Ricky Bishop and wife Karen, Tim Bishop and wife Debbie, and Spencer Bishop and wife LuAnn a sister, Edith Nell Furr Achee a brother, Donovan Crews Furr and wife Lois 31 grandchildren and 25 greatgrandchildren.
A.T. was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Watson Furr brotherinlaw, Charles A. Achee and his parents, Albert T. Furr, Sr. and Jessie Maie Crews Furr.
Pallbearers will be Troy Douglas Furr, Tommy Furr, Roger Furr, Andy Bishop, Ricky Bishop, Spencer Bishop, and Cary Griffin.
Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of First Baptist Church of Baker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gideons, International.