Herbie James Stutes

December 13, 1939 - November 12, 2019

Herbie James Stutes

Herbie James Stutes, 79, of Kountze, died Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on December 13, 1939, to Edith Constantine Stutes and Hector Stutes, in Crowley, Louisiana. Herbie was a professional musician since he was sixteen years old. He was a beloved and dedicated musician in the community and enjoyed filling the dance floor with dancers, and “he loved his Saturday nights”. Herbie was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Herbie was also an avid animal lover who loved horses and dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Stutes; son, Tryan Stutes of Denton; three brothers; one sister; and grandsons, Alec Stutes, Corey Stutes, and Cameron Stutes.

He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Mary Elizabeth Stutes.

A gathering of Mr. Stutes family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2019, at Broussard’s. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at Consolata Cemetery, 2300 Country Club Road, Lake Charles, Louisiana.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Thursday, November 14, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Friday, November 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Graveside Service
Consolata Cemetery
2300 Country Club Road, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
Friday, November 15, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Comments (12)

  • Carol Cash

    17 November 2019 at 23:36 | #

    It was a pleasure to have had a chance to meet Mr. Stutes.


  • Linda Reyes @ Hardin County Tractor

    14 November 2019 at 02:38 | #

    My Dear Friend, you will be missed but your memory forever. Praying for this Family, may you find joy in his memory and know how many lives he touched.


  • Lynda Sonnier Cavalier

    13 November 2019 at 21:11 | #

    Rest in peace Herbie. I regret I will be unable to attend the services. My condolences and love to all!


  • Joe & Cheryl Simpson

    13 November 2019 at 15:42 | #

    Herbie you will be missed..So enjoyed dancing to your music.Prayers for all.


  • Darlene Burleigh

    13 November 2019 at 13:55 | #

    May You Rest In Peace My Friend


  • Doris Haines

    13 November 2019 at 12:19 | #

    So sorry for your loss. Harvey loved Herbie. They had many laughs together.


  • Pete Williams

    13 November 2019 at 03:39 | #

    Spent lots of weekends at the starlight! Nothing but great dance music! Everybody loved Herbie


  • Kurtis Marshall

    13 November 2019 at 02:53 | #

    He's gone but not forgotten loved him like a Dad argued with him like a brother Have to many memories with him Love you may you RIP and tell Dale I miss him so much ????


  • charlene baham

    13 November 2019 at 02:52 | #

    Herbie had an amazing talent and love for music. Most of all Herbie had a beautiful smile. Jerry you are in our prayers. Love, Charlene and Dana.


  • Judy Fontenot

    13 November 2019 at 00:34 | #

    Jerry I’m so sorry to hear about Herbie May God comfort you and give you peace I love you ❤️. Judy


  • Richard & Brenda Stutes

    13 November 2019 at 00:18 | #

    All our adult lives Herbie would dedicate the song Matilda for us to dance to. Sweet memories. You will be missed


  • Becky(Fowler) sangwin

    13 November 2019 at 00:01 | #

    So sorry for your loss herbie will be missed lots of great memories at starlite loved his music. Sending my love and prayers


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