James Marlin Thaggard

August 28, 1946 - January 05, 2018

James Thaggard

James Marlin Thaggard, 71, of Port Arthur, died Friday, January 5, 2018. He was born on August 28, 1946, in Port Arthur, to Violet Grace Miller and James Marshall Thaggard.

James attended Port Neches-Groves High School, and went on to attend Lamar University. Upon graduation from Lamar, James went on to coach and teach for several years at Hamshire-Fannett and Vidor Schools. He retired from Exxon Mobil after more than thirty-years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Thaggard of Port Arthur; and his step-daughter, Misty Meaux McLean of Canada.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet Grace Miller; father, James Marshall Thaggard; and sister, Marsha Diane Thaggard.

Mr. Thaggard’s cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

Broussard's Crematorium
Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (3)

  • NL

    11 July 2018 at 15:18 | #

    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).


  • Jennifer L Knight

    15 January 2018 at 20:57 | #

    Finally at peace my brother-in-law.


  • Nancy Thaggard

    15 January 2018 at 20:49 | #

    You will be greatly missed. Sleep peacefully my sweetheart. Love you forever.


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