Dr. Walter Lee Guth, 40, of Lake Charles died Sunday, February 27, 2011 in a local hospital surrounded by family and friends.
Dr. Guth was born and raised in Lake Charles, he was an All- State Football and Baseball Player. He was a 1988 graduate of Barbe High School, 1992 of Louisiana State University and 1996 of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his Residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX and was on faculty of LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport 2001-2002.
Dr. Guth has been a practicing physician of OBG- 1 in Lake Charles for nearly ten years.
Dr. Guth was a member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. He enjoyed golf, bridge, hunting and spending time with family.
He leaves to honor his memory, his loving wife of fourteen years, Jodie Rabalais Guth; four children, Hannah Grace, Hailey Celise, Adam Lawrence and Kevin Alexander Guth; parents, Harold and Grace Guth; one brother, Bryan Leigh Guth and grandmother, Vere Guth, all of Lake Charles.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Monsignor James Gaddy will officiate. Interment services Thursday will be at 1:00 PM in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a scripture service beginning at 7:00 PM at Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation Wednesday will be from 8:00 AM until the time of service.
Pallbearers for services will be Bryan Guth, Rocko Brocato, Tim Bauer, Jeff Murphy, Edward Guth and Darren Jones.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.