Thomas Jerrell Ivy, 62, of Buna passed away in Beaumont on Saturday, November 23, 2013.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Dennis Owens of First Assembly of God Church of Buna. Cremation will follow and be directed by Claybar Funeral Home.

A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday, from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born in Kansas City, MO, on December 7, 1950, Thomas was the son of Thomas Lee and Mary Louise (Gilbreath) Ivy. He worked for LA Pigment and was a member of First Assembly of God in Buna where he also served as a deacon. He will always be remembered for being such an awesome, loving, generous man who never complained. He also loved fishing but most of all he was the most amazing, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will live on through is family.

He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Diana Lee and is survived by his wife, Hammie Huckabay Long Ivy of Buna and his mom, Mary Lousie Ivy of Orange. He is also survived by his children and their spouses, Thomas Allen and Kellie Ivy of Lake Charles, LA, Brenda and Magdi Sahawneh of Crown Point, NJ, Rodney and Michelle Lawrence of Vidor, Renee and Keith Powell of Vidor, Kelli and James Gray of Beaumont, Page Mays of Kountze and Lewis and Misty Long Jr. of Nederland; 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.