Hugh Eric Musgrove

May 7, 1972 ~ February 11, 2011

Eric was called home by "The ONE" who loved him dearly on Friday, February 11, 2011 in Austin, TX.

Eric was a native of Sulphur and a 1990 graduate of Sulphur High School. He received a bachelor's degree in Speech and Mass Communication from Louisiana Tech in 1994. Most of his work was computer based / Web Design. He also lived and worked in Portland, OR and Athens, GA. Eric was a member of Lake Charles Bible Church. In Austin, he attended Gateway Community Church and enjoyed the Bible Studies of The Gathering Place. Eric was secure in his faith in Christ and loved to share his faith with others. He enjoyed talking about many of the promises of God. Eric's passion was music and he loved creating and playing music on his guitar.

Eric is survived by his parents, Paul and Avis Musgrove of Sulphur, LA; his cats, Dylan and Sebastian; special aunts, Mittie Cryer of Sulphur, LA, Francis Greason and husband Bob of Allentown, PA, and Nyhla Hawes of Lake Charles; close cousins, Cynthia Carr of Sulphur and Cathy Cryer of Miami, FL; Uncle Sonny and Aunt Jean; "adopted grandparents", Eunice and Coolidge Fontenot of Lake Charles; and many other cousins and friends.

Eric was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Musgrove.

His funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverends Don Barrett and Phil Carpenter will officiate. Burial will follow in Bilbo Cemetery in Fields, LA. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until the start of the service.

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  1. Avis and Paul, our hearts are grieved for you in your loss of Eric. It seems as though it was only yesterday you excitedly announced you were going to have a baby. We pray that God's grace give you strength and peace in your grief.Margaret and Calvin

  2. Dear Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove, I knew Eric quite well for the last year. We talked on a regular basis and I can honestly say he was a gentle and sincere soul who gave his all for life. He will be missed. May his rest be your peace.Robert

  3. Dear Mr. Mrs. Musgrove,I am so saddened to hear of Eric's passing. The one thing that gives me peace is that I know he is with his brother now. That is bringing him much joy beyond anything we can imagine this side of eternity. Eric was a really good friend. I thank God that I was able to know him for the time he was here. What an incredibly kind person!! Guys like him don't belong in this world. May Our Lord Jesus give you peace and comfort as you wait till the day you will see him again.Love,Pastor Eric Hull

  4. Dear Paul and Avis, Ginny and I were stricken to learn about Eric. We are so grieved for you both. Only God knows what plans He has for each of us, but often we do not comprehend it. We trust that the strong faith you possess will somehow get you through this very tragic period. You are dear friends and are in our thoughts and prayers.Yours in Christ,Gilbert and Ginny

  5. Dear Paul and Avis, I was so grieved to hear of your most recent loss. Many years ago,I worked for Dr. Richert, and helped you take care of the boys. It hurts so badly to know that there are things that no one can fix. I remember Eric so well, and have you both in my thoughts and prayers. Marsha Hart

  6. I am so sorry to hear of your loss and will be praying for you.Rom.8:38-39,For I am pursuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities nor powers,nor things present,nor things to come,nor height,nor depth,nor any creature, shall be able to seperate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

  7. Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove -We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of your son, Eric. Our prayers are with you and we pray that you are comforted knowing that Eric has joined his brother Kevin in the presence of our Savior.

  8. Paul and Avis I am so very sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of Eric back in the youth group. We had so much fun spending that part of our lives together. The most important truth to know about this world is that it is not the end. Grace and Peace be with you.

  9. Paul and Avis, my heart is so heavy for the two of you. Eric was so special and no matter when he saw me, he always ran up, Miss Wanda Sue it's so good to see you. with a huge hug. I will truly miss that. Love you so much.Wanda Sue

  10. Paul and Avis, Words cannot express the sorrow but our God knows. I was thinking back to the time that we attended LCBC when the kids were young. Eric and John used to play together. They were little buddies. I am lifting you up to our precious savior as He holds you close to Him. Love you, Marion

  11. Paul and Avis: Be assured our love and prayers are withyou. I remember Eric as a nice young man. May the Loveof Christ and the assuranceof meeting him in heaven be your hope and help now and in days to come…Randall Chesson

  12. Paul: I'm so sorry for your lose. May God richly bless and give you grace and strength during these days of sorrow. Boris Materne Your old Rosteet and Marion High friend.

  13. Roselyn and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. I was sorry not to be able to attend but Roselyn is hard to get in and out of places.Our prayers are with you and your family.David and Roselyn Hunter

  14. So sorry to learn about the loss of your son Eric.May your friends and family bring you peace. May the God of all comfort bless you in the coming days.Jerry Arnwine

  15. We were shocked to hear about Eric. We can't believe how horrible it must be to loose both your sons. We will be praying for you, Paul and Avis.Luther and Pat

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