Lorenzo George DeVoe II was born August 19, 1964 to Lorenzo and Mabel DeVoe, Sr. in Gary, IN. Affectionately known as Butch, he was the second of three children born to this union. Lorenzo attended Locke Elementary School, Tolleston Junior High School and later, West Side High School. Lorenzo’s oldest child, DeJuan DeVoe, was born in 1980. Later, Lorenzo served in the U.S. Army and while in the army, he met and married Sari Cameron. To this union, two children were born. Lorenzo III and Brittany. While in the army, Lorenzo received his GED and later earned his associate degree in Accounting from Augusta Tech in Georgia. Lorenzo then earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Brenau University in Georgia and received a broker’s license with Tad’s Realty Estate Company in Georgia.
Lorenzo II is preceded in death by his wife Sari and son Lorenzo III. Lorenzo leaves to cherish his memories his parents Lorenzo, Sr. and Mabel DeVoe; children DeJuan DeVoe of Gary, IN and Brittany DeVoe of Roswell, GA; sisters Cheryl DeVoe of Augusta, GA and Lorna Ward of Pensacola, FL; brother Leonard (Netosha) DeVoe of Dacula, GA; aunts Doris Wise of Merrillville, IN, Christine Watkins of Maywood, IL, Elizabeth Watkins of LaGrange, IL; uncles Manuel (Loris) Watkins of Gary, IN, Jimmy (Sharon) Watkins of Harvey, IL and Ulysses Watkins of Milwaukee, WI; grandchildren Jeremiah and Tristan-Roswell of Georgia; nieces Phenisha (Leonard) Mack of Gary, IN, Shalimar (Taraus) Mitchell, Lynette DeVoe, Markita DeVoe, Veronica Green all of Pensacola, FL and Miaya DeVoe of Dacula, GA; nephews Michael DeVoe of Augusta, GA and Miles DeVoe of Dacula, GA; special friend Lynn Hicks and a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins and a special thank you to cousins Sandra (Harold) Frank and Bishop Kevin (Debbie) Wise.