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Mr. Jean-Louis (Lou) Hautvas

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Mr. Jean-Louis (Lou) Hautvas died unexpectedly on July 31, 2018 at the age of 66. 

Lou is survived by his wife, Joann Austin; son, Geoffrey Hautvas (Delphine); daughter, Geraldine Hautvas; son, Matthieu Hautvas; son, Thibault Hautvas; step-son, Jay Reger; step-son, Thomas Snowden; step-daughter, Lindsay Snowden Meltzer (Alex); sister, Fabienne Hautvas; brother, Serge Hautvas; and  granddaughters, Emmy, Justice and Layla.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Rosalie (Haegdorens) Hautvas.

Lou was born in Belgium to Theodore and Rosalie.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Language; being fluent in 4 languages. In 2006, he married Joann and moved to Acworth, GA.  He was employed by Advito/BCD travel.  

Having worked in the airline business for over 30 years, Lou became an avid traveler.  During his employment with the airlines, Lou became a family friend to the Austin and the Prewett families.  He made regular visits to the United States from Belgium before marrying Joann.   Lou was a wonderful husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, and friend who will be missed dearly.  

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018,  2:00 PM with a visitation starting at 1 PM prior to the service, at Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Acworth, GA. with Pastor Bryant Harris officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, his family would like to have all donations sent to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at https://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/JeanLouisHautvasMemorialFund

34 Comments To "Mr. Jean-Louis (Lou) Hautvas"

Nancy and Les Redwine On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Lou was a special person in our family, loving and kind and funny too. He will be missed so much. We love you, Lou. Reply to this comment
Melanie Hale Beighley On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
You were one of a kind AND one of the kindest people I’ve ever known. Losing you leaves a void as huge as your amazing spirit. RIP my friend, RIP! Reply to this comment
Glenn Lillycrop On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
You left us too soon. You will be remembered as the friend who always had a smile and the colleague who was always willing to help. Good bye my friend. Reply to this comment
Magi Torres On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
My friend and co-worker you will be missed but not forgotten. I will miss our morning chats and how much you looked forward to the end of the work day and weekends to enjoy your beer. Cheers to you Lou! Reply to this comment
Lesha Sheffield On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Prayers for Joann and all of the family! May God wrap you in his comfort in the days to come❤️ Reply to this comment
Suzy Austin On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Lou was a wonderful brother-in-law.. I will miss him terribly! Love you Lou❤️ Reply to this comment
Sacramenta Landrum On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Deepest condolences to the Acworth family and friends for the loss of your loved one Jean. Hope and comfort comes from God's wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death a resurrection back to life very soon for the righteous and unrighteous Acts 24:15; John 5: 28, 29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5. Reply to this comment
Marc Thoen On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Jean-Louis Hautvas was one of my colleagues at Panam during the 1970s and 1980s. It is with dismay that I learn of his death at the dawn of his third youth. I respectfully submit my condolences to his extended family. Reply to this comment
Vanpé Jean-Jacques On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Jean-Louis Hautvas was one of my colleagues at Panam during the 1970s and 1980s. It is with dismay that I learn of his death at the dawn of his third youth. I respectfully submit my condolences to his extended family. I pray for him and for the rise of his soul towards the Lord. Reply to this comment
Sofia Gongadze On Aug 06 2018 at 10am
Lou, we will miss you. Advito will never be the same without you. RIP dear colleague. Reply to this comment
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