Steven Henry Tavares
Steven Henry Tavares, Sr., 61, of DeRidder, LA, born on January 26, 1957 in Honolulu, Hawaii, passed from this life on Thursday, April 12, 2018. He served his country in the Army during the Vietnam era and after his service, decided to stay in the Leesville/ DeRidder area. He was an all-around great person, and he was a professional singer and multi-talented musician, gardener extraordinaire and succeeded in most every venture he started. He will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 33 years Renate Tavares of DeRidder, LA; sons, Steven Tavares, Jr. and wife Brenda and Shaun Tavares and wife Marjorie both of DeRidder, LA; parents, Richard and Germaine Tavares of Hawaii; brothers, Richard Tavares, Jr. and Anthony Tavares both of Hawaii; sisters, Charmane Tavares and Gerry Lynn Tavares both of Hawaii; ten grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018, from 5:00 – 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 16, 2018 also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Rev. Buddy Freeman will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Steven Tavares, Jr., Shaun Tavares, Chaston Tavares, Travis Franklin, Tanner Tavares and Adam Harriman. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.