Ronald James Domec

Published 4:47 pm Monday, October 10, 2022

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Ronald James Domec, 88, of Groves, Texas passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Groves.

He was born March 20, 1934 in Port Arthur, TX to his parents, Sauvole and Thelma Domec.

Ronnie was a resident of Port Arthur since childhood, and more recently moved to Groves.

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He graduated from Bishop Byrne High School 1953. He retired from Star Enterprise Refinery in April 1995.

He loved spending time with his family, reminiscing with friends at the Waffle House, wetting a hook (fishing), woodworking in his garage and donating at the casino.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 65 yrs, Judy Domec; and his children, Arnold “Keith” Domec, Michael Domec, Dana Clark Domec and Thelma Jay Domec.

Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Michelle Reeves and husband, Bruce Sr; his grandchildren, Amber Harwood and husband Carey, Jessica Tallant and husband Erick Jr., Bruce Reeves Jr. and wife Keri, Jennifer Rucker and husband Elliott; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Ronnie donated his body to scientific research via the Willed-Body Program at Baylor College of Medicine, so medical students could learn from his illnesses and benefit others.

In keeping with his wishes, the family plans to hold a Funeral mass in his honor at St. James Catholic Church on Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. to say our final goodbye.