BOSSIER CITY, LA – Marx Nezat, age 87, died peacefully at his home in Bossier City on October 17, 2017. Marx was born in Opelousas, LA and moved to Shreveport in 1948 where he married the love of his life, Mary K. Evans. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1955.
Marx was a big part of The Stroke Support Group for the last 28 years and a long time member of the Southern Hills Church of Christ in Shreveport. He never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew him.
Marx is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mary Katherine(Kat), two children, Donna Bamburg and husband Gary, Steve Nezat and wife Terri; grandchildren Erin Hopkins, Cadie Hopkins, Tyler Nezat, and Nicole Nezat and her husband Adam Viator; as well as adopted sons Ronald Nezat and Tommy Souter. Also surviving him are sisters Gloria Tucker and Willie Fruge’ and numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two sisters.
An example of his love for others, his body has been donated to science for research. A memorial service, officiated by minister Joe Huffman, will be held at Southern Hills Church of Christ, Shreveport at 11:00am on Saturday, October 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be given to Carson’s Medical Fund at 9080 Southwood Drive, Shreveport, 71118 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3100 Samford Ave, Shreveport, 71103.
Special thanks to Southern Care Hospice; caregiver Pam Jeter; and the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center for their years of outstanding care.