Jerry Lee Granger

Published 2:05 pm Saturday, October 23, 2021

Jerry Lee Granger, 76, of Lake Charles, La., passed at away at 12:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 in a local care facility.

Mr. Granger was born Dec. 30, 1944 in Lake Charles, La., where he was a lifelong resident.  He was a 1962 graduate of Marion High School and worked 30 years for Himont as an operator, retiring in 2002.  Mr. Granger attended Northside Baptist Church in Oakdale, La.  He had a great love for drag racing and could frequently be found at the Evadale Drag Strip in Baytown, Texas.  Mr. Granger will be remembered for his sense of humor and his work ethic that he passed along to his family.

Mr. Granger is survived by his sons, Derrick Granger and wife Angela of Lake Charles, Tim Granger and wife Dina of Iowa, La. and Jeff Granger of Iowa, La.; brothers, Hersey Granger of Winnie, Texas, and Leon Granger and wife Debbie of Moss Bluff; sisters, Nell Leger of Sulphur and Betty Granger of Moss Bluff; sister-in-law, Anna Rae Granger, also of Moss Bluff; close nephew that he loved like a brother, Roger Leger and wife Deborah of Ragley; and grandchildren, Brittany Granger, Tristan Granger, Sebastian Granger, and Rebecca Granger.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Linda Wilson Granger; parents, Deus and Odette Fontenot Granger; brother, Wesley Granger; sister, Ella Fontenot.

His funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 at Northside Baptist Church in Oakdale, La.  Elder Larry Wilson will officiate.  Burial will follow in Cryer Cemetery in Oakdale.  Visitation will be at Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continue on Monday at Northside Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the start of the service.

The family would like to express a special word of thanks to the staff of Stonebridge Assisted Living and Heart of Hospice for the excellent care given.

Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net