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Joseph V. Tomplait

Joseph V. Tomplait
April 14, 1902 - March 1, 2006

Joseph V. Tomplait age 103, of Pollock, TX passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at Grace Care Center in Lufkin.


He was born April 14, 1902 in New Iberia, LA to Joseph Valsine Tomplait and Louise Valentine Lopez Tomplait and had lived in Pollock for the past 7 years and prior to that had lived in Biloxi, MS for some 20 plus years, after having been a resident of Port Arthur for 68 years. He retired from the Texaco Refinery in Port Arthur after 50 years of service and was a member of the Pentecostal Church.


Survivors include four sons, Jack D. Tomplait and wife, Gloria M. of Lumberton, Thomas G. Tomplait and wife, Gladys of Ohio, Glenn D. Tomplait and wife, Winnie L. of Lufkin and Malcolm R. Tomplait and wife, Gina V. of Porter; one sister, Lillian Bellow of Port Arthur; one sister-in-law, Cecile Ronsonett of Mississippi; 20 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews and loving friends.


In 1966, Mr. Tomplait was preceded in death by his wife, Monterey Loise King Tomplait who was the mother of his children. He later married Regina Maynard of Biloxi, Mississippi who also preceded him death as well as his son, Gordon K. Tomplait.  


A gathering of family and friends will be from 6-8 pm Friday, March 3, 2006 at Broussardís Mortuary 505 12th. St. in Nederland. Funeral service will be at 10:00 am Saturday March 4, 2006 in Broussardís Nederland Chapel with Reverend R. G. Davis, Jr. and Dr. Greg Coon officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.


Pallbearers will be Douglas G. Tomplait, Glenn D. Tomplait, Jr., Gerald E. Tomplait, Brian J. Tomplait, Dallon T. Tomplait and Doye K. Tomplait. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul D. Tomplait, Gordon J. Tomplait, Shane A. Tomplait, Kevin R. Tomplait, Drek T. Tomplait and Steven Tomplait.



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