Tom Wills, 90, of Nederland, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born October 16, 1923, to P.D. and Ruth Wills and had been a lifelong resident of the Nederland area. Tom was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II in the Pacific and later was employed with Unocal, where he worked a total of forty-one years before retiring. He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church, Nederland, the American Legion, Post 493 and VFW. Tom is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Wills; daughter, Carolyn Ward; son, Tommy Wills and his wife, Arlene, all of Nederland; brother, Dennis Wills and his wife, Roberta, of Port Neches; grandchildren, Bryan Ward of Melissa, Texas, Thomas Wills and Jennie Wills, both of Nederland; and great- grandson, Dylan Ward of Melissa, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Connie Pousson; and brothers, John D., Jess, Jack, Jimmy and P.D. Wills. A gathering of Mr. Wills' family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013, at Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, 104 North 13th Street, Nederland, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 20, 2013
505 N 12Th St Nederland, TX 77627