Terry Gene DeRouen

Published 12:39 pm Thursday, June 28, 2018

Terry Gene DeRouen, 71, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 with his devoted wife, who was his primary caregiver for several years, by his side.

Terry was born September 12, 1946 in Port Arthur, Texas to Oda Joseph DeRouen and Lillian Comeaux DeRouen. He was a lifelong area resident and 1965 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School.

Terry retired as an operator after 25 years of service from Motiva/Shell and was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception/St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. He proudly served in the Army National Guard.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Donald Viator.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jo Lynn Tenner DeRouen; daughter, Amy Meaux and husband Quincy of Nederland; son, Gary W. DeRouen and wife Maria of Del Rio; sister, Audrey Fitch and husband Jim of Port Arthur; and granddaughter, Brittney Meaux.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend J. C. Coon officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their gratitude and give special thanks to Compassion Hospice for their care and support.