Sunday, December 27, 2009

Webcast funeral for Derek Loux

The memorial service for Derek Loux, the Christian singing star, adoption advocate and married father of ten children, will take place on January 2nd can be seen online.

Loux died of injuries suffered in a highway wreck the day before Christmas Eve, while returning home to Kansas City from a ministry conference in Colorado. He was 37. According to the death notice that appears in today's Kansas City Star, the memorial service will take place at the International House of Prayer-Kansas City Forerunner School of Ministry Building at 12444 Grandview Road.

Viewing of the body will be 10 am to noon, and the service from 2 to 4:30 pm. The service can be seen live on www.ihop.org.

Dec. 27, 2009
On Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 37-year-old Derek R. Loux, husband, father, brother and son, went home to be with the Lord after a fatal car accident in Nebraska. Derek is survived by his wife Renee of 17 years and their 10 children, Telma (19), Teyolla and Keyolla (18-year-old twins), Leeann (15), Sophia (12), Michaela (9), Sana (8), Sasha (7), Ethan (6) and Silas (3). Eight of their children are adopted: six of their girls are from the Marshall Islands, their three boys, all with special needs, are from the Ukraine. He was preceded in death by a son, Josiah (www.josiahfund.org). Derek was part of the senior leadership team of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City, a worship leader, conference speaker, professional musician singer and songwriter who recorded several CDs. Derek's life passion was adopting and restoring orphans; he pioneered the vision of the Orphan Justice Center (OJC), a haven for rescued orphans. The memorial service will be held Saturday, January 2, 2010, at the IHOP-KC Forerunner School of Ministry Building - 12444 Grandview Road, Kansas City, Mo. Service times are as follows: Viewing - 10 a.m. to noon, memorial service 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Service can be seen live on www.ihop.org. (Arr. Newcomer's Longview Funeral Home, 12700 S. Raytown Road in Kansas City, Mo., 816-761-6272.)


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