Ernest J. Hargrave, Sr.

November 21, 1936 - August 30, 2020

Ernest J. Hargrave, Sr., 83, of Lumberton, died Sunday, August 30, 2020. He was born on November 21, 1936, to Euna Leleux Hargrave and Anetuse Hargrave, in Morse, Louisiana, and was a United States Army veteran having served in the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Hargrave; children, Julie Kathleen Smithy and her husband, Greig, of Nederland; Ernest Joseph Hargrave, Jr. of Lumberton; Daryl Dwayne Hargrave of Sour Lake; and Randal Scot Hargrave and his wife, Christine, of Beaumont; sisters, Peggy Lackey of Port Neches, Rita Dugas of Center, and Odette Kendrick of Mauriceville; grandchildren, Roxanne Courtney, Keshia Reed, Deshea Muckleroy, Delaina Hargrave, Bethany Hargrave, Joshua Cole, Andrew Mino, Devin Hargrave, and Tyler Mitchell; and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

A gathering of Mr. Hargrave’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 4, 2020, at Infant Jesus Catholic Church, 243 South LHS Drive, Lumberton. His entombment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, 2780 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703.

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Magnolia Cemetery

Magnolia Cemetery
  • 2291 pine st beaumont tx 77703

Mass of Christian Burial

Mass of Christian Burial
  • 243 s. lhs drive lumberton tx 77657
  • 09/04/2020
  • 10:00 am

Rosary

Rosary
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
  • 09/03/2020
  • 6:30 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
  • 09/03/2020
  • 12:59 pm

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Margo Williams

Pat, I am sure Ernest and Ronnie are having a great visit in heaven. I will be thinking about you and your family in the days ahead. Love Margo Williams and Families

McComber Sherrill Kendrick

We are so sorry for your loss , you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Candy Cole

He was a good man. He will be missed. Sorry I can't be there. Love to all the family.

Andrew and Laura Mino

Grandpa Earnest taught me how to fish and always had a good story to tell. He will be missed. We're sorry we couldn't make it. We love you. - Andrew and Laura