Corey James Theriot

Published 7:38 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Corey James Theriot, 56 of Port Neches, TX. passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born September 7, 1962 to parents Dennis and Charlene Theriot in Port Arthur, TX. Corey was a 1981 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and was a retired pipefitter and carpenter.

He loved bowling, fishing and gardening and was an avid Houston Astros and Dallas Cowboy fan.

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Corey also enjoyed his beer and playing scratch-off lottery tickets.

He was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart and wife Kara Gumberger-Theriot in 2018 and his father Dennis Theriot in 2006.

Corey is survived by his mother, Charlene Theriot of Port Arthur, TX.; brothers, Randy Theriot (Brenda) of Port Neches, TX.; Danny Theriot (Eva) of Port Neches, TX.; and Larry Theriot of Port Arthur, TX.; sisters Tina Bland (Louis) of Orange, TX.; Wendy Gray (Bart) of Flower Mound, TX.; Charlene Nix (Anthony) of Cedar Park, TX.; Lori Theriot (Devin) of Baytown, TX; and Nichole Sonnier (Jason) of Port Neches, TX. brother-in-law Kurt Gumberger of Houston, TX. and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves, TX. from 1:00 PM till 2:00 PM Saturday, July 20, 2019 with a Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM Saturday.

A special thanks to Corey’s neighbors and friends as well as the caregivers and sitters who supported him and the family over the final weeks of his life.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the memory of Corey Theriot to Heart to Heart Hospice at 550 Fannin Street, Beaumont, TX. 77701