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Rassie G. Ervin Jr.
Rassie G. Ervin, Jr. of Brookshire, TX, age 63, passed away on Friday February 2, 2018 at Hermann Memorial Hospital in Houston, TX due to complications from surgery. Rassie was born on November 25, 1954 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Rassie G. Ervin Sr. and Hattie M. Fuller Ervin. He was the fourth of their children. He spent his childhood and early adulthood in the Bridgeport community.
Rassie relocated to the Houston, TX area in the 1980s. He established himself in Texas working as a machinist, as he did in Connecticut. From machinist, he branched out into other fields such as employment trainer, pipe fitting, chef, and oil rigging. His enjoyments included model cars, trucks, R&B music, riding his motorcycles and internet communication.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Gwenda E. Henry-Ervin; his loving children: Creahea N. Ervin, Kenyetta Porter Hamilton, Rassie R. Ervin of CT, Rassie S. Ervin of NC, Rassie M. Ervin of TX and Nakeya Ervin of TX, stepsons Trenton Davis and Ron Williams of TX and godsons Dy'Lyn Stamps and Tim Thibideux of TX. Rassie is also survived by his loving sisters Andralla Ervin Slayton of Harvey, LA and Francisca (Husky) Ervin-Campbell of Bridgeport, CT. He was predeceased by a nephew, Umar F. Ervin. In addition, he will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, other family members and friends. Special mention: he had close relationship with his nephew, Robert G. Slayton Jr. of Bridgeport, CT. His interment will be at Mountain Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport, CT.
Published in Connecticut Post on Apr. 4, 2018
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