James "Jim" Alan Rentz
James "Jim" Alan Rentz was born August 1, 1933. He went home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. He was a native of Ruston. He was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War. Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sarah Taylor Rentz; sons, Alan Rentz of Baton Rouge, David Rentz (Anita) of Chantilly, VA, and daughter, Dee Ann Parvino (Troy) of Mobile, Alabama. He was blessed with seven grandchildren: Jeffery Rentz, Andrew, Emily and Rachel Parvino; Taylor, Kendra and Grafton Rentz. Jim had a passion for writing spiritual poetry. He was an educator and a Word evangelist. A private family celebration of his life will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Louisiana Methodist Children's Home, P.O. Box 929, Ruston, LA 71273.