Bruce Maynor |
Causey, Jr., 84, died March 24, 2014. He was born May 23, 1929 in Baytown, Texas, to Bruce Maynor Causey, Sr. and Florence Fitzgerald.
Bruce was an avid historian. He loved living life and attended his Pilates class every Tuesday. A graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown and Rice University in Houston, Texas, he served twenty-one years in the United States Navy, retiring at the rank of Commander. During his naval service, he met and married another officer, Earlene Lowrimore.
Subsequent to his retirement from the Navy, they returned to Baytown where they purchased a travel agency which they grew to three locations. In addition, he devoted much time and energy supporting his wife as she rose in the ranks of the American Society of Travel Agents, becoming the first women President of the organization. After his retirement from the travel industry, Bruce received a Masters of Liberal Arts from Houston Baptist University.
Upon the passing of his wife, Earlene, in 2004, he relocated from Baytown to Indianapolis to be closer to his daughter, Missy. Bruce, who was a kind, gentle man, was revered not only by his family, friends and neighbors but by everyone who knew him. Everyone knew him as "Pop" and he was everyone's friend. He will be missed for his intelligence, wit and loving heart forever.
Bruce had been a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Baytown, later joining St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis.
Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, and also by his loving wife of 47 years, Earlene. He is survived by his daughter, Missy Stout of Indianapolis, IN; son, Bruce Earl Causey of Santa Fe, NM; and grandson, Alexander Brady Stout of Indianapolis, plus several nieces, nephews and his beloved four legged companion Sammy.
Funeral services will be determined at a later date with Interment following at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN. Funeral services are entrusted to Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel, 740 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. If you would like to sign the online guest book or send condolences to the family you may do so by visiting www.leppertmortuary.com .
Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 28, 2014