, Port Arthur, Texas

November 15, 2012

Dayton Earl Holstead

GROVES —    Dayton Earl Holstead, who resided in Groves, Texas, passed away on November 10, 2012 at the age of 91.

    Earl was a life-long resident of the Port Arthur/Groves area.   He was preceded in death by his parents,  Mary Comeller Chandler Holstead and Dayton Raymond Holstead of Port Arthur, his wife, Lonnye Louise Umberger  Holstead, his son, Lonnie Earl Holstead and a daughter, Julia Alice Holstead.

   He is survived by his daughter,  Camella Susan Holstead Gibson of Houston, son-in-law, Jackie Wayne Gibson and grandchildren, Eric Wayne Gibson of Houston and Julia Elizabeth Gibson Wojtek and husband, Kevin of Richmond, Texas, a brother, Raymond Donald Holstead of Houston,  a sister, Betty Joyce Whaley of Galveston, sister-in-law, Mozelle Umberger Goodwin and numerous nieces and nephews.

      Services will be held at Levingston Funeral Home, 5601 39th Street, Groves, Texas 77619 at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 with a short graveside service following at Greenlawn Memorial Park. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday evening from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

 Refreshments will be served after the funeral service at United Methodist Temple, fellowship hall at 4101 Highway 73, Port Arthur, Texas  77642-2214.