Thomas E. Amerine
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Thomas Earl Amerine, 81, of Beaumont, died Monday, July 5, 2021. He was born on July 14, 1939, to Clara Erzana Burger and Weldon Frederick Amerine, in Houston, and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked at Gulf States Utilities for 35 years.
He was an avid sports fan; spending mornings on the golf course and playing armchair quarterback during football season. He also participated in multiple bowling leagues over the years.
Survivors include his wife, Katharine Amerine; daughter, Kay Newberry and her husband, Brent, of Orange; son, Ralph Amerine and his wife, Sue, of Houston; grandchildren, Katie Wooten and her husband, Steve; April Waguespack and her husband, Brian; Megan Newberry, Aaron Amerine and his wife, Kathleen; and Logan Amerine; grandson in law Jeremy Swanton; thirteen great-grandchildren, Bayleigh Swanton, Kaimen Swanton, Kyron Swanton, Charlee Swanton, Maddox Swanton, Makenzie Newberry, Andre Guillory, Jr., Aceson Guillory, Addie Waguespack, Tyson Waguespack, Tyler Wooten, Dixie Rose Wooten, and Talan Wooten.
He is preceded in death by his parents Weldon Frederick and Clara Amerine: brother, Weldon Arden Amerine; granddaughter, Elaena Swanton; and nephew, David Amerine.
A gathering of Mr. Amerine's family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his memorial service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 3706, Beaumont, Texas 77703 www.give.salvationarmyusa.org.