James Milton Cain, Sr.

September 26, 1922 - October 20, 2019

James Cain, Sr.

James Milton Cain, Sr., 97, of Port Neches, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 20, 2019. He was born September 26, 1922, in Leesville, Louisiana, to Lillie Louise Craft Cain and James Henry Cain.

James was a United States Coast Guard veteran who served on USS MENGES (DE 320) during World War II. James retired as Director of Refining Processes at the Gulf Oil Corporation refinery in Port Arthur where he was employed for forty-one years.

He enjoyed fishing at his camp on Lake Sam Rayburn and was an avid fan of football -- especially the Colorado Buffaloes, Dallas Cowboys, and Port Neches-Groves Indians. James was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Port Arthur and later a member of First Baptist Church, Port Neches.

Survivors include his sons, Jim Cain, Jr. and his wife, Angela; Kyle Cain; Chris Cain; and John Cain; grandchildren, Andrea Harbour and her husband, Billy and James “Bo” Cain III; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Gracie Harbour; sister, Lillian Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lillie and James Henry Cain; wife of fifty-five years, Billie Lewis Cain; and sister, Reba Crouch.

A gathering of Mr. Cain’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Broussard’s, his interment with military honors to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4 Bayoubrandt Drive, Suite B, Beaumont, Texas 77706.



Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, October 24, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park-Port Neches
618 Block Street Port Neches, Texas 77651

Comments (8)

  • Louie “HB” DeVillier

    24 October 2019 at 01:12 | #

    What a great tribute to a fine family man. All of Kyle’s high school friends were friends to him as well!


  • Shane McWhorter

    23 October 2019 at 21:56 | #

    Your Dad was a great man and wonderful father. He had a great since of humor! It was a privilege and honor to know him. Your family is in our prayers.


  • Jim Mason

    23 October 2019 at 17:11 | #

    I hoped to see your Father my next trip to Houston. Unfortunately, that is a missed opportunity.
    Having to to know your Father was a bright spot in my life.
    RIP, James Milton Cain Sr.


  • Missy Granger-Oak Bluff

    23 October 2019 at 16:40 | #

    My deepest condolences to this wonderful family.


  • Rudy and Lavangie Dillard

    23 October 2019 at 13:34 | #

    Please accept our sympathy in the loss of your loved one. Jim was a wonderful man. Enjoyed knowing him at work and then as a neighbor.. Our prayers will be with all the family.


  • Royce McConathy

    23 October 2019 at 03:56 | #

    He was a great person, a great boss, and always a good Christan.


  • Bryan D. Bartels

    23 October 2019 at 01:15 | #

    My deepest condolences to the entire Cain Family.


  • Julie Gaspard

    22 October 2019 at 21:56 | #

    John, Im thinking of you and your family at this time. What a blessed life your Dad lived and how lucky you are to call him Dad.


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