Woodrow “Teddy” Theodore Edgerton Jr.

Published 3:18 pm Tuesday, March 19, 2024

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Woodrow “Teddy” Theodore Edgerton Jr., 70, of Port Neches passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Woody was born on August 8, 1953 at a Medical Clinic in Port Acres to parents Elizabeth (Greenslade) and Woodrow Theodore Edgerton Sr.

He was a lifelong resident of the Southeast Texas area.

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Woody was employed with St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur for 15 years as a Security Guard and when St. Mary’s closed; he went to work for S&S Investigations & Security for the last 6 years.

Woody enjoyed watching wrestling and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Elizabeth Edgerton Sr., his brothers, Kenneth, Barry and Brian Edgerton.

Woody is survived by his wife of 37 years, Judy Edgerton of Port Neches, his son, Jeremy Edgerton and Kenda of Orange, his daughters, Sarah Edgerton of Port Neches, Gabriela Hightower and her husband, Jesse of Tyler and his sister, Carole Crowell of Katy. He is also survived by his six grandchildren, Victoria Edgerton, Kyler Hebert, Karston Broussard, Faith Hightower, Kallie Broussard and Waylon Hightower.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on March 23, 2024 at  Central Baptist Church in Port Neches, with a gathering of family and friends from 10:00 AM  until service time.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Clayton Thompson Funeral Home.