The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Thomas J. Apperson, 66, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Thomas was born August 29, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas to Thomas J. Apperson and Garnell Lee Apperson. He was a lifelong area resident and retired from Chevron as a shift operating supervisor with 30 years of service. He also taught a process operating course at Lamar Institute of Technology. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Groves where he served as a deacon and was also a member of Groves Masonic Lodge #1315.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Apperson of Port Arthur; daughter, Sarah Balsano of Port Neches; son, Seth Thomas Apperson of Nederland; sisters, Beth Botaw and husband, Dennis of Fannett, Gloria Schroeder and husband Ron of Austin, Gayle Ingram and husband Homer of Austin, Virginia Combs and husband Clyde of Houston; brother, Henry Apperson and wife, Darlene of Waco; grandchildren, Dylan Balsano, Taylor Balsano, Gabriel Apperson, and Ava Apperson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.