Stephen Jay Broaddus

Stephen Jay Broaddus, 62, of Port Arthur, Texas, died Thursday, December 27, 2012, at his residence. Stephen was born May 25, 1950, in Beaumont, Texas, to J.L. Broaddus and Elsie Guidry Broaddus. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a Carpenter at Valero. He was a member of the Catholic faith and the OCAW. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches. Surviving relatives include his wife, Donna Hathorn Broaddus of Port Arthur, Texas; parents, Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Broaddus of Warren, Texas; mother-in- laws, Kay Hathorn and Evelyn Romberg; sisters, Kelly Henderson and husband, Andy of Warren, Texas, Dana Smith of Warren, Texas; sister-in-law, Debbie Murphy and husband, Ken of Austin, Texas; brothers, Tony Broaddus and wife, Shelley of Hemphill, Texas, Kerry Broaddus and wife, Cathy of Orlando, Florida; brother-in-law, Kent Hathorn of Port Neches, Texas; nieces and nephews, Robbie Smith, Cory Broaddus, Rebecca Broaddus, Allyssa Richard and husband, Sydney, Ryan Hathorn, and Dallas Broaddus. Special thanks to Karen LaBorde for everything she's done for our family and aunts, Dorothy Smith and Barbara Riley. Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Ave., Beaumont, TX. 77705 or American Melanoma Foundation, 4150 Regents Park Row, Suite 300, LaJolla, CA. 92037.

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 29, 2012