A memorial service will be held today, April 3, 2013, at 4 p.m., at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Jasper. The Rev. David Buchanan will officiate. A short reception will be held after the service.
He is survived by his wife, Lois D. Soares; children, Rosalyn Souza and her husband, Jonah Souza of Honolulu, Hawaii, Courtney Soares of Hilo, Hawaii, Nicholas Soares of Volcano, Hawaii, and Trey Soares.