Lawrence P. (Larry) Novak
Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence P. (Larry) Novak, age 78 of Simsboro, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at New Hope Baptist Church in Choudrant. Rev. Dwayne Monk will be officiating the service. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mr. Novak was born June 16, 1933 in Larksville, Pennsylvania to Peter Novak and Angela Romanski Novak. He died January 7, 2012 in Ruston after a lengthy illness. He was a truck driver by profession. After his retirement, he and his wife served in the Baptist Mission Service Corps volunteering at Baptist Camps in Eunice and Camp Harris in Minden.
Mr. Novak is survived by his wife Sharon Holmes Novak; his sister Alice and husband Clarence Bullock of Choudrant, a special nice Angela Lacona and husband Steve of Easton, Pennsylvania as well as other nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Alberta Crisanti and two nephews.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bullock, Dale Brummett, Jerry Bullock, Pete Bullock, Steve Cooper, David Kindred, Ron Manley and Louis Newball. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Planned memorial donations may be made to New Hope Baptist Church. To leave a memorial message for the family, please visit www.owensmemorialfuneralhome.com.