A native of West Virginia and resident of Denham Springs, he passed away on Monday, Oct. 28. 2013, at age 93. He was retired from General Electric. He is survived by one daughter; one son; numerous brothers, sisters, and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Block, and his daughter, Debra. Visitation will be at Resthaven Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 8:30 a.m. until funeral service at 10:00 a.m.