Marcus Lee Matte passed away suddenly on March 24, 2020. A lifelong resident of Lake Charles, LA, Marcus was born on October 8, 1958 to Doris J. and Geni Matte.
He graduated from Lake Charles High School in 1977 and was crowned LCHS Homecoming King that same year. Marcus excelled in sports, playing football and baseball, where he was named to the LA All State Baseball Team 2 years in a row and was also chosen as an HS Parade All American Pitcher during his Junior year. Marcus attended LA Tech University on a baseball scholarship as an outstanding pitcher, 1977- 81. Upon graduation, he worked for Calcasieu Parish as a probation officer, and later worked for local businesses. Marcus was a wonderful conversationalist and entertainer, and he loved to cook gourmet dishes for family and friends. Marcus had an engaging personally and was loved by all who knew him.
Marcus was preceded in death by his infant sister Deidra and his father Doris James "DJ" Matte.
Left to honor his memory are his son Gordon and Gordon’s mother Angie Matte; his mother Geni Matte; his brother Barry Matte and wife Julie; his sister Jennifer Matte; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Private services will be held for family at Lakeside Funeral Home. Private burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens.
Memories and words of comfort may be expressed at www.lakesidefh.com