Kenneth Wayne Edgerton, Sr.

Published 7:53 pm Saturday, August 8, 2015

Kenneth Wayne Edgerton, Sr., 77, of Port Arthur, died Friday, August 7, 2015. A native and lifelong resident of the area, he was born on December 29, 1937, to Ruby Lois Stephenson and Woodrow T. Edgerton, Sr., in Port Arthur.
Kenneth was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He retired as a Pumper from Star Enterprises after thirty-five years of service. Kenneth enjoyed being a gunsmith.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years, Nita Edgerton of Port Arthur; son, Kenneth Wayne Edgerton, Jr. of Crosby; daughters, Shelly Denine Frederick of Groves and Jennifer Lyn Doig of Houston; grandchildren, Christopher Sellers, Erica Nicole Lee, Leigh Ann Frederick, Samantha Marie Edgerton, and Ashley Nicole Edgerton; great-grandchildren, Emilio Rosales, Miguel Alvarez, Sean Sellers, Boo Alvarez, Daniel Sellers, Aubree Jane Lee; sister, Carole Crowell of Katy; brother, Woodrow T. Edgerton, Jr., of Groves; and dear friend, Michael Juul, of Copenhagen, Denmark.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Brian John Edgerton and Barry LeRoy Edgerton.
A gathering of Mr. Edgerton’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. followed by a Christian Vigil at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2015, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 10, 2015, at St. Therese, The Little Flower Catholic Church, 6412 Garnet Avenue, Port Arthur, with his interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Edgerton’s memory to St. Therese, The Little Flower Catholic Church, 6412 Garnet Avenue, Port Arthur, 77640.
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