James "Gee" Monroe Stuart

November 15, 1964 - March 21, 2021

James “Gee” M. Stuart, 56, of Lumberton, TX., passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2021. He was born November 15, 1964, in Beaumont, Texas and graduated from Westbrook High School in 1983.

James was the owner of James Stuart Construction from 1989 – 2009 and the President of Ironman Construction LLC from 2010 until his passing.

He was completely devoted to his construction business and built a company he could be proud of with the help from some wonderful long-time friends, family, contractors and employees. James had a deep love for Crystal Beach and could be found riding the beach with the radio blasting any number of weekends. He was very proud of his latest endeavor of building beach cabins and was looking forward to spending the summer at the beach. You can’t think of “Gee” and not think of his everlasting love of NASCAR, his corvettes, extremely hard work ethic and brilliant business mind.

James was ambitious, difficult, intense, impulsive, social, helpful, and a true rare breed. He was a one-of-a-kind man who touched the lives of many and would do anything to help out his friends, family, employees and fellow contractors but he always expected hard work and dedication in return.  James pushed you to be your best and would accept nothing less. He truly wanted everyone to succeed.

James loved life and was enjoying his new role as a G-Paw. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, all who knew him.

He is survived by his father, Edward Stuart, Jr. and his wife, Joann; his brothers, Leroy Stuart and Jody Haggard; sister, Rene Scott and her husband, Ed; his son, Shane Stuart and his wife, Treena; and grandchildren, Kail, Jaxon, and Averie; his daughter, Mattie Mills her husband, Robert; and grandchildren, Gillian and Gemma; as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Lessie Joan Lee; his sister, Effie Stuart; and his brother, Ed Stuart, III.

A gathering of Mr. Stuart’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 26, 2021, at Praise Church, 8150 North Major Drive, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation, Memo: Cardiac Care, 3070 College Street Suite 401, Beaumont, Texas 77701, because they gave him eight more years. 

Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov


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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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  • 4955 pine st beaumont tx 77703

Funeral Service

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  • 8325 walker road beaumont tx 77713
  • 03/26/2021
  • 10:00 am

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 03/25/2021
  • 2:40 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656

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Becky J Schmidt

You were a good friend. Fly high my friend. You will be missed but not forgotten

Angie Hebert McGuinness

Our prayers go out to Ed, JoAnn and family. It’s so hard to think of our world without Gee in it. Fly High my friend. Kevin & I will miss you dearly.

April Eaton

Prayers and condolences to the loved ones that Gee left behind. May God grant you the peace that surpasses all understanding during this difficult time of loss in your lives. Like all of my cousins, I loved Gee and am sad at his unexpected passing but know that there was a great family reunion going on in heaven the day he left us. Gone but never forgotten!

Donna Green

Even though many years since I have seen ya I will always remember you with lots of laughs and fond memories Fly high my friend. For JJ & Ed other family and friends

Deborah S Rollans

We had Great Times at your home and Beach Cabin and my "Front Porch". Loved NASCAR Sundays!

Renee Hileman

I miss my friend and all of our long talks. Fly high my friend Love ya buddy Prayers to all of his family

AGC of Southeast Texas

AGC of Southeast Texas staff sends our deepest condolences to the family of James, he was a longtime, loyal member of AGC, and a big part of our local construction industry.

Jim Shell

I am sorry to hear of James passing, I worked with James on many projects, and he was well known in the construction community.. Thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Demp Conner Fireworks Warehouse Lumberton

James was a prolific builder. He had a great crew. He made his customer feel like their project was important, He helped us beyond words. He was busy-I was busy.. Wish we had more time. Thanks James. James was a prolific builder.. He had a great crew. He made his customer feel like their project was important. He helped us beyond words. He was busy - I was busy. Wish we had more time. Thanks James.