David William Hebert

September 02, 1964, January 01, 2019

David William Hebert

David William Hebert died on January 1, 2019, at his home in Port Arthur. David graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in the class of 1983. He loved and missed his longtime partner, Ronald York, who predeceased him. David was the most loving soul. David had a smile, a good word and handshake for all he met. He helped everyone without being asked and without expecting anything in return. He assisted his parents daily in every possible way. David cut their grass, repaired the house, set up Holiday lights, made salad dressing and so much more. He did it all with a smile. When his parents’ illness required constant trips to the doctor, David made time to be there for every treatment with his sister Jennifer and his siblings. He did this while not missing any time from work.

David loved his two dogs, Caboo and Rosie. He had a heart for rescuing dogs. As a sign on his mantle said, His Kids have Paws. He enjoyed walking with them at the beach, the sea wall and around his Port Arthur neighborhood. David got great joy from his animals and they loved David.

David was a loving uncle to Liam, Poppy, Haley, Trey, Taylor, Tyler, Trevor and Tristan, they loved Uncle David who exemplified at every family gathering, love, a smile, and service. David was a terrific example of servant leadership. He was the first to help clean up and always brought a delicious homemade cheesecake for all to share. He was most recently, godfather to young Liam, who fell instantly for David’s fun-loving spirit.


David also had a work family that cared deeply for him. He worked for many years at Warneke Box Company in Colorado. He came back to Texas and in over a decade at Wal Mart with friends Kristi, Heather, Joel, Carole, and Laura. David never missed work. His friend Heather said, “David could always make a bad day better with his smile”. His good friend, Laura, was always there to brighten his day. When David needed someone to babysit his very special dogs, Laura was always the trusted friend. Thank you, Laura Smith. Ric Resch and Mike Gilbride, lifetime friends, were always there. David’s neighbors will also miss his warming presence, helpfulness and cheerfulness. David was a member of St. James Catholic Church.

David fought chronic illness for decades. He battled it with class and dignity. He never complained and always put others needs ahead of his own. David meant so much more to his family than these words can show. He was so friendly, unassuming and funny. He served others always over self. He will be missed beyond all measure. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you support the Humane Society of Southeast Texas.

David is survived by his mother and father, Linda and Bobby Hebert; and his brothers, Luke and his wife, Angie, and Robert and his wife, Jo; and his loving sister, Jennifer and her husband, Greg.

A Rosary for Mr. Hebert will be recited at 4:00 p.m., with a gathering to follow until 7:00 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Broussard’s, with a committal to follow at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Video

Rosary
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, January 05, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, January 05, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Sunday, January 06, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Committal
Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (24)

  • NL

    07 January 2019 at 15:59 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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  • Cathy Plimpton

    06 January 2019 at 23:43 | #

    David was such a sweet and loving person, I worked with him for 10 years and he always had a smile for everyone...He will be missed by so many people...sending prayers for comfort for his family...

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  • Beverly Price and Family

    06 January 2019 at 15:54 | #

    To David's Family,
    We were saddened to learn of David's death. Never has a more gentle spirit or noble soul ever graced our path! His compassionate care and loving devotion to Ronald were extraordinary, as was his kindness to us when our brother Hoover died. The world has lost an incredibly rare and special person. And while words cannot replace your loss, we hope that you can find some comfort in the memories of the time that you shared.
    Affectionately and with deepest condolences,
    Beverly, Carolyn, and Ethel Price

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  • Kimberly J Henderson

    04 January 2019 at 19:31 | #

    Having met David on the first day of Kindergarten in 1970 at GM Sims,he was and remained my friend. Always there with a word of encouragement,an easy smile and a warm hearted welcome,David truly was the epitome of a kind human. Selfless and humble,David,though well known and liked,never sought the spotlight but gently and with ease navigated through life,adolescence and adulthood never appearing to allow life to get him down. David's gentle spirit and kindness will be greatly missed. He was and will always remain the truest human I have known. Rest in peace sweet friend until we see you again.

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  • Tanya Goldbeck

    04 January 2019 at 17:54 | #

    David, a true gentle giant. How lucky. each family member is that he passed on the seeds of servanthood that he so easily attained.....a true gift.

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  • LaQuisha Granger

    04 January 2019 at 16:05 | #

    Mr David I’m still in shock.. words can’t explain how beautiful of a person you were. You ALWAYS were sooo positive no matter what. If I was having a bad day you always was brighten my day. “Well hello beautiful” or hello Darling” “It’s going to be ok” omg I’m going to miss you sweet angel my sincere condolences to your family. Your Walmart
    Family loves you and misses you friend.❤️❤️

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  • Jane and Joe Bob Kinsel

    04 January 2019 at 16:03 | #

    Jennifer and Family,
    We were very sorry to learn of your brother David’s passing. Although we did not know him, he must have been (and still is) a beautiful soul. We send lots of love and prayers to you at this most difficult time.
    Jane and Joe Bob Kinsel

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  • Lisa landry

    04 January 2019 at 15:53 | #

    David was a wonderful coworker and a school friend he will surely be missed he had a wonderful sense of humor rest in piece

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  • George King

    04 January 2019 at 13:16 | #

    Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  • Shelly kerbersky

    04 January 2019 at 12:48 | #

    My thoughts and prayers goes out to the family of this wonderful man. I have to say that David was a one 9f a kind. David, will be missed by many.

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  • Kelly Williams

    04 January 2019 at 12:20 | #

    David will be truly missed...He was one of a kind,,he always put a smile on my face at work... He would come by making funny noises just to make me laugh ...He was a proud Uncle , he would ask us you want to see something cute and would show us videos or pictures of his nephew and niece....His family at Wal-Mart 449 will miss him greatly...

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  • Paige Molbert

    04 January 2019 at 12:15 | #

    We have been friends for many years. We will miss your smile your kindness and sometimes a quick hug when needed. Rest in peace my friend

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  • Mary and Martin Montalbano

    04 January 2019 at 11:10 | #

    Jennifer, Greg and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful brother. His obituary is exemplarary is showing what a truly amazing,, Christ-like life he must have lived and the love and genuine care he displayed to all. May you find comfort knowing he is now at peace in the Loving Arms of Our Heavenly Father whose warm eternal rays will forever brightly shine upon him.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you,
    Mary and Martin Montalbano

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  • Wanda Bernard

    04 January 2019 at 07:03 | #

    David was a very special person...I worked with him at 408......Even when he went to 449 every time I would see him there I would always get a hug and a big smile.....He would ask about my grandchildren which he knew and also show me pics of his dogs and his nieces and nephews which I could tell he was so proud of them....He will be truly missed....RIP David

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  • Beverly Lawrence

    04 January 2019 at 05:41 | #

    Praying for the family! I became very ill and was in Walmart #449 almost everyday for medication. I use to look for David because I knew he had a warm hug and a smile for me. Not to mention we would share doggie stories. I will miss him.

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  • Pat Ortiz

    04 January 2019 at 05:31 | #

    I cant believe this. I'm goin to miss your infectious smile. Me callin you, Son & You callin me, Dad.. You are one of a kind. A true friend. I love you & will miss you dearly. My deepest condolences to your parents & your family. You are deeply missed. ?❤

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  • Maria DeLeon and Family

    04 January 2019 at 05:15 | #

    David was a nice person he always smiling . Great person .my condolences for the family Rest in peace my dear friend !!

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  • Maria DeLeon and Family

    04 January 2019 at 05:12 | #

    I have the honor to know David he's a beautiful person always smiling and Kind I will be missing him Praying for the family my condolences RIP My Friend I see you again

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  • Sharon Brunson

    04 January 2019 at 05:10 | #

    David was a wonderful coworker and friend,we were just talking Monday about how our dogs hated fireworks,he said he would just turn up his music loud to help his fur babies......I will miss his quirky sense of humor,he was truly one of the best!!! He will truly be missed by his Wal-Mart family!!! Rest in peace my friend!!! Love Sharon

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  • maria blanco

    04 January 2019 at 05:02 | #

    I will miss is warm smile he always gave me.

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  • Vicki and Dan Moser

    04 January 2019 at 03:45 | #

    So very sad to hear about this. I pray that God will surround each of you with peace during the loss of a brother, a son , an Uncle, a friend, that allowed you to have beautiful memories to always recall. My condolences to the family. Love you guys❤

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  • Stuart and Ursula Campbell and family

    04 January 2019 at 03:35 | #

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers for you all during this difficult time ?

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  • Fr. Kevin L. Badeaux

    04 January 2019 at 03:24 | #

    My prayers and heartfelt condolences..

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  • Donna Rizzotto

    04 January 2019 at 01:04 | #

    I remember meeting Mr. Hebert. He was very kind when I met him. So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

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