James "Snake" Hannan

December 11, 1937 - July 15, 2020

James “Snake” Hannan, 82, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on December 11, 1937, to Mary Anderson Hannan and Arthur Edward Hannan, in DeQuincy, Louisiana, and spent three years serving in the United States Army. James retired as a Captain with the Beaumont Fire Department after thirty-three years and a day. He collected trains as a hobby and was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. James was a beloved father and grandfather.

He is survived by his son, Clay Edward Hannan and his wife, Beth, of Barrington, Illinois; daughter, Tammy Annette Glaze and her husband, Mike, of Port Neches; stepson, Dave Kennedy of Beaumont; and grandchildren, Angela Hannan, Shawn Hannan, Collin Glaze, Casey Kennedy and his wife, Ashlee, and Lane Glaze.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn Hannan; brothers, Arthur “Skippy” Hannan and Gordon Hannan; sisters, Betty Irving and Martha Thomas; and grandson, Ryan Kennedy.

His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaumont Professional Firefighters Local 399, 1307 Wall Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

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