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Huey Pearce ‘Trey’ Prymus, III

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Huey Pearce ‘Trey’ Prymus, III

Celebration of Life. Huey Pearce ‘Trey” Prymus, III, was born May 15, 1983 in East Baton Rouge Parrish, to parents Janice Montgomery Prymus and Huey P. Prymus Jr. He was the older of two children.

Huey spent his summers in Bastrop and Grambling, fishing with his grandfather — the late, Payne Montgomery —and spending time with his grandmother — the late, Rose Prescott Montgomery — along with cousins, aunts and uncles.

He also learned how to play the piano. Huey attended Baton Rouge School System most of his childhood until his family moved to Zachary.

Huey attended Zachary High where he was a part of the Broncos football team as well as the high school band.

He graduated from Zachary High May 18, 2001.

After graduation Huey was accepted into Grambling State University where he was a member of the GSU Football team under the direction of Coach Doug Williams (former Washington Redskins quarterback, Superbowl XXII). He was also an active member with the National Associations of Black in Criminal Justice.

Huey received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice on May 16, 2004, and his Master of Science on December 16, 2005. Both of his degrees were received with honors.

Before his death, Huey planned on enrolling in the GSU Doctorate Criminal Justice Program in the Spring of 2022.

Huey was employed with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) as a Parole Officer 2 in the Tyler District Parole Office where he worked with the sex offender caseload.

Huey was known in the office as being the “gentle giant” and always willing to help any officer in need. He worked for the agency for 14 years before his death.

Huey was a New Orleans Saints fan, loved to cook, avid gun collector, and most of all loved his family. Huey met his wife La ‘Mia Upshaw Prymus in the Spring of 2010. They were married on September 27, 2014 in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Their daughter, Violet Massai Prymus, was born on August 28, 2018. Huey passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Tyler, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Payne Montgomery, Rose Prescott Montgomery, Huey P. Prymus Sr., and Alzada Gatterson Prymus.

Huey leaves behind his precious memories to his wife, La’ Mia Prymus; daughter, Violet Prymus (“Baby Girl”); parents, Huey P. Prymus Jr. and Janice Prymus; sister, Allyson Prymus Montgomery (Samuel); Godson, Kingston McGee; Godsister, Destiny Davis; aunts, Dr. Joyce Montgomery Tims (Don), Gertrude Prymus Benton (Jimmy); uncles, Eric Montgomery (Jo Anne) and William “Billy” Blalark, III; numerous cousins; in-laws, Kathy Hamilton (John) and Uril Upshaw Jr.; two great aunts, Milbry Prescott Ford and Beatrice Gaulden; and a host of family and friends who will love and miss him dearly.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 3-5 p.m. at Kings Funeral Home in Ruston.

Funeral services will be held on Monday September 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Kings Funeral Home in Ruston.

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