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Elliott Joseph Tullier Jr.

December 13, 1926 ~ October 29, 2023

Elliott Joseph Tullier, Jr, 96, of Lake Charles passed away at 10:36 AM on Sunday, October 29, 2023 in a local hospice facility.

Mr. Tullier was born on December 13, 1926 in Baton Rouge where he was a graduate of Istruma High School. He furthered his education at LSU receiving a bachelor’s degree of science. During his time at LSU, he served his country in the US Navy and graduated when he returned. In 1968 he moved to Lake Charles where he began his career as a chemical engineer with PPG. Mr. Tullier was a member of St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church.

Upon retirement, he and his wife traveled extensively in their motor home. Their favorite place to go was the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. He was such a fan of LSU, it was said that he bled purple and gold. Mr. Tullier was a season ticket holder during his son’s childhood.

Those left to cherish his memory are three sons, Dale Tullier (Eileen) of Denham Springs, Dennis Tullier of Lake Charles, and Jay Tullier (Dell) of Lake Charles; a sister, Carole Porter (Charles) of Kingwood, TX; five grandchildren, Heather Hand, Joycelin Ebbers, Amanda Miller, Rachel Tullier, and Elliott Tullier, III; and seven great grandchildren, Zackery Ebbers, Alyssa Ebbers, Skilynn Hand, Arianna Hand, Serenity Miller, Scott Miller, and Lain Tullier.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Tullier and his parents, Elliott J. Tullier Sr. and Ella Tullier.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2024 in the Johnson Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. John Robert Black will officiate. Cremation was entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home. A gathering will begin at 12:00 PM and continue until the start of the service. Inurnment will take place at a later date at St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Verandah memory care, Harbor Hospice, and Johnson Funeral Home for their kind and professional service.

Services

Visitation: Saturday, April 20, 2024
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Memorial Service: Saturday, April 20, 2024
2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


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  1. Will our rides together to our meeting every month. EJ was a longtime fellow worker at PPG , a good neighbor, and a good friend.
    Paul Arnold

  2. I am President of the Southwest Investors investment club of which E.J. was a member. I will miss seeing him at our meetings.

    Whoever is handling the estate needs to contact me at 337-625-3045.

    Sorry for your loss.

    Michael H. Mundt

  3. Lots of Wonderful Times, Memories, and Decades of Amazing Friendship.
    Glad He is Reunited with His Beloved Elaine and Resting In God’s Loving Comfort and Peace.

    Love You Jay, Brothers and Families!

    Donna (Mom) and Diane Hoenes


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