DICKINSON – James William Reesby, 63, a retired senior supervisor for Union Carbide, died Tuesday [May 10, 1983] at his residence.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church in Dickinson, Monsignor Eugene Cargill officiating.
Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, under direction of the James Crowder Funeral Home of La Marque.
A rosary will be recited at 7:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Reesby was born Dec. 22, 1919, in Galveston. He was a member of the Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, the Mainland Elks Lodge 2141, the Pioneer Club and Woodmen of the World. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a Dickinson resident for the past 10 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Nancy Reesby of Dickinson; two sons, James William Reesby Jr. of Freeport and Ronald Carl Reesby of Clute; and two sisters, Patricia Bright of Silver Spring, Nev. and Alice Chartrand of Galveston.
Pallbearers will be Joe Murello, Raymond Jones, Ervin Biegert, John Christiansen, Rudy Kanier and Sprencer Baird.
Visitors may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m.