Edward Chumpy Duarte III age 30, of Lafayette died January 19, 2014 at his home. He was born in Fort Stockton on June 10, 1983 to Edward and Mary Duarte.
Survivors include his wife, Lindsay Claire Romero Duarte his parents, Edward and Mary Duarte two sisters, Meghan Duarte and Daphne Duarte and one nephew, Camden Duarte.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Pedro and Susana Celaya and his paternal grandparents, Eduardo and Maria Duarte.
Edward was born on June 10, 1983 in Fort Stockton, Texas and was a resident of Lafayette, Louisiana for 17 years. He received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Edward was employed with ESSI Corporation in Computer Networking. He was a member of the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist. Edwards hobbies included Video Gaming, Fishing, Hunting, Boogie Boarding and DJ Turntables. He loved the Beach, Loud AmbientDance Music, Loud Shoes, to BBQ. He also loved movies and to tinker with electronicstechnology computer geek. Most of all loved spending time with family and friends.
A funeral will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at St. Agnes Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. A visitation will take place from 27 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home Friday, January 24, 2014. Interment will be in the St. Agnes Cemetery in Fort Stockton.
Funeral services were also held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at a 3:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in Martin Castilles La Fleur de Lis Chapel. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.heritagefuneralhomeofthebigbend.com