Funeral services for Steve Glen Perot, age 74 of Hineston, LA, formerly of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from the sanctuary of Outreach Baptist Church, Columbia with Bro. Micah Merrell and Bro. C. R. Martin officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in the Welcome Home Cemetery at Grayson under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Columbia. The Perot family will receive guests on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the church.
Steve G. Perot passed from this life at his home at the age of 74. He was born on January 16, 1947 to Joe and Eunice Perot. He graduated from Caldwell Parish High School in 1967. After high school he joined the United States Navy as a fighter jet mechanic where he proudly served his country in the Vietnam War. After his duties he joined the Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Department as a jailor where he preceded to become Deputy Chief of Police for the Town of Columbia where he retired after twenty five years of service. After his retirement from the Caldwell Parish Sheriffs Office he didn't rest long before he decided to become a truck driver, where he drove cross country until the day he gained his heavenly wings.
He married Denise Tolbert of Olla, LA on December 19, 1987 in Columbia, LA. He is survived by his wife and four children: Nathan Perot of Olla, Lethey Perot (Kevin) of Grayson, Amber Perot (Matt) of Grayson and Amanda Hatten Chambers (Sammy) of Olla; eight grandchildren: Austin Barfoot, Zachary Barfoot, Hannah Chambers, Jaylon Chambers, Kylen Chambers, Kullen Chambers, Kysen Knight and Rayleigh Knight; and a sister, Katherine Perot Sikes. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Edward and Joey Perot, and two sisters: Sharon Massey and brother-in-law(Gerald) and Rita Taylor (Ricky). Steve's favorite hobbies were spending time with his grandkids and friends and fishing.
Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Knight, Kevin Humphries, Sammy Chambers, Huey “Doc” Rivers, Shannon Tolbert, David Crain, Steve May, and Jason Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Austin Barfoot, Zachary Barfoot, Jaylon Chambers, Kylen Chambers, Kullen Chambers and Kyson Knight.
In lieu of flowers any planned memorials should be made to Riser & Son Funeral Home, P. O. Box 57, Columbia, LA 71418