Joseph Gustave DeGrange Sr.

Beloved father and grandfather Joseph Gustave DeGrange Sr., 77, a resident of Aransas Pass, went to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. He was born April 23, 1941, in Pittsburg, PA to Marjorie Lykins.

He attended Crossroads Church. He loved the Lord and his family above all else.

DeGrange was preceded in death by one daughter, Kennetha (Kittie) De-Grange; one aunt, Fannie Myers; one brother, Jimmy Reeder; and his grandfather, Gustave DeGrange.

Left to cherish his memories are his daughters, Darla Freeze, Marjorie Downum , JoAnn Johnson, Rebekah DeGrange, and Kristian DeGrange; sons, Joseph Yeamans and Joseph DeGrange; his mother, Marjorie Lykins; one sister, Darla Reid; and one brother, Mark Lynch. He is also survived by grandchildren, Rachelle Yeamans and Kayla (Kiki) Wells; Dylan Gwynn, Nicole and Erin Freeze; Melanie Osborne, Morgan Downum, Kaitlynn Johnson, Zachary Johnson, Lawrence Collins ,Jacey Vest, Ryder Raley, Ashlynn Coventry, Colton Themis, and Jaylynn DeGrange. He also had three great-grandchildren.

Funeral ceremony was held at Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Crossroads Church in Aransas Pass.

Online condolences may be sent to


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