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In Remembrance
Richard Samuel Monteau, Jr.
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Richard Samuel Monteau, Jr.Richard Samuel Monteau, Jr., age 83, died Saturday, August 18, 2007 at Baywind Village Center in League City. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar with the Reverend Gordon Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Port Bolivar Cemetery under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont, Galveston, Texas. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
    
Richard was born March 3, 1924 in Port Arthur, Texas to Richard Samuel Monteau, Sr. and Ruby Emmaline Heintschel Monteau. He was raised in Port Bolivar where he resided for over 81 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar and was a commercial fisherman by trade. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving his country in W.W.II and also worked for a number of years with Otis Engineering in the late 70’s on Jack-Up Rigs, servicing the offshore petroleum industry.    
    
Preceded in death by his parents, a son, Richard Samuel Monteau, III, and sisters,  Betty Jean Bouse and Johnnie Mae Norris, survivors include his wife of 61 years, Genevieve Yvonne Monteau of Friendswood, daughters, Sheila Marie Williams and husband Jeff of Deer Park, Pamela Lynn Lambert and husband David of Deer Park and Kimberly Gay Wager and husband Troy of College Station, daughter in law, Beverly Monteau of Galveston; 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
    
Pallbearers are Wesley Grizzle, Chris Lambert, Charlie Grizzle, Chad Monteau, Michael Snover, and Dustin Wager. Honorary pallbearers are nephew, W.J. Norris, and Robert Bouse.
    
Memorials may be sent in Richard’s name to the First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar.




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