Don Terrell James, Sr., 70, of Beaumont, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on December 12, 1946, in Austin, and was a United States Army veteran having served during Vietnam.
Survivors include his son, Don James, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia; daughter, Tina James and her husband, Zach Buus, of Houston; brothers, Joseph “Skip” James of Orange and Mark Hurst of West Palm Beach, Florida; sister, Lynda Saxton, of League City; grandchildren, Hunter James, Savannah Buus, Preslee Buus, and Cosette Buus.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bettye and Cy Hurst.

A memorial service for Mr. James will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium.