Edward Bryan Chenault, a proud and lifelong resident of Beaumont, Texas, died on May 7, 2014. He was born on March 13, 1943, to Thomas Graydon and Ima Louise Chenault. A 1961 graduate of Beaumont High, Bryan served six years in the Air Force Reserve before graduating from Lamar State College in 1969. He was an intrepid business man with a variety of talents and interests. Starting as a crop-duster, he was the owner/operator/chief in charge of several area gas stations, an oil and tire company and finally, a pipeline patrol company. A true sportsman, he loved to fish and hunt. He was a farmer, master falconer, horseman, apiarist, and friend to beagles, English setters, pointers and poodles. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol (Anderson) Chenault, son, Gray Chenault; daughter, Michelle Cox and her husband, Ryan; four grandchildren, Caitie and Dean Chenault and Anderson and Fifi Cox. He is also survived by his brother, Bruce Chenault; two nephews, Ben Chenault and his wife, Kendra; Tom Chenault; and a niece, Claire Chenault. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Katherine Claire; and granddaughter, Madeline Rose Cox. A memorial service for Mr. Chenault will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 680 Calder, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussards, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Peregrine Fund, 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, Idaho 83709, www.peregrinefund.org, or All Saints Episcopal School, 4108 Delaware Street, Beaumont, Texas 77706. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 11, 2014