Floyd Gilliam Reitz went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2012. He was born on May 12, 1918 in Houston, Texas to H. Floyd and Nola Reitz.
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Floyd graduated from Rice Institute in 1940 with a chemical engineering degree. At Rice he met Mary Katherine Washburn, his wife of 71 years. He worked for Shell Chemical in Deer Park for 42 years. He was an active member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, the Rotary Club, and Salvation Army volunteer.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; son Rick Reitz and wife Pam, daughter Linda Epps and husband Jim; grandchildren Kristin Finley, Sarah Reitz, Kevin Epps and wife Amber, Ryan Epps and wife Kristin; and five great grandchildren.
Floyd loved to golf, fish, hunt, garden, cook, and travel. He was an exceptional man who loved God, life, and his family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Fri., Nov. 24, between 4 - 6 pm at Pasadena Funeral Home, 2203 Pasadena Blvd., Pasadena, TX 77502. On Saturday, Nov. 25, at 11 am, there will be a Memorial Service at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 705 Williams St., Pasadena, TX.
The family has requested memorials be given to St. Peter's Church or the American
Published in Houston Chronicle from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, 2012