Luis G. Silva

Published 4:26 pm Thursday, March 3, 2016

Luis G. Silva, who was a native of San Benito, Texas and lived in Port Arthur, Texas, passed away February 29, 2016 at the age of 75. He is preceded in death by his mother, Sandy Romeros, (who was so proud of her son’s accomplishments), and brother Joe Silva.
Luis proudly served his country as an enlisted member of the US Army.  He was a successful business man in the medical industry for 30 years. He started his business administration management career at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen TX as an administrative assistant. He continued on to work at the Brownsville Medical Center, excelled as the administrator for Doctors Hospital in Laredo Texas and the Community Hospital in Durango Colorado.  He was an advocate for promoting charitable need services in numerous communities.
He continued on to serve as the CEO of Park Place Medical Center and Mid Jefferson Hospital in Port Arthur for many years, he retired and started his own business ventures.  He founded and operated several small businesses with Silva Employment Network being his most well-known business.  Luis also served on the board of many local charities and businesses including Goodwill Industries, Child Forensic Board, Southeast Texas Inc. and the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce.  He was a well-known, well respected, and greatly loved member of the community.
Luis is survived by his wife Kathy Silva, daughter Sarah Silva Lamber and her husband Marc, son Luis M. Silva and his wife Rebecca, and his 4 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Elva Gomez, Elida Aguirre, Bertha Cook, Norma Salamah and his brothers Johnny Romeros Jr., Rene Romeros and Roen Romeros as well as his step-father Juan Romeros.
Services will be at 5:30 p.m.,Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Levingston Funeral Home 5601 39th St, Groves TX, followed by visitation .
Luis will be missed dearly by his family and friends.
Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox