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James Theriot

James Patrick Theriot

Tuesday, March 30th, 1937 - Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Obituary

James Patrick Theriot,82, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away October 23, 2019.

Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 30, St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Dr., Arlington. Visitation: 10 a.m. prior to the service with a rosary at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Luncheon immediately following at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2625 S. Cooper St., Arlington.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

James was born March 30, 1937 in Troup, Texas to Wilbert Anthony Theriot Sr. and Jane Elizabeth Henderson Theriot. He was the third born of 10 children. James graduated from Gaston High School in 1955 and received a BA in Education from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1960. He began his teaching and coaching career in Winnsboro, Texas in 1961 and retired from Vidor High School in 1992. During that time, he was an English teacher, football and track coach, and driver’s education teacher. His greatest love was coaching track and field. One of the highlights of his career was directing the Border Olympics in Laredo, Texas. He was also honored with an Outstanding Educator Award for Special Needs Children from Vidor I.S.D.

James attended St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus for many years.

Survivors: Wife of 48 years, Rosalie Interrante Theriot; daughter, Michele Alford and husband, Brent of Fort Worth; son, Steven Theriot and wife, Kelley of Carrollton; four grandchildren, Josh, Holden, Addison and Parker; sister, Cathy Douthitt; and brothers, Mike, David and John Theriot.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
    Address
    1200 South Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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    Rosary beginning at 10:30 a.m.
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
    Address
    1200 South Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Reception

    Location
    Knights of Columbus Hall
    Address
    2625 S. Cooper Street
    ARLINGTON, TX 76015
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    Luncheon immediately following inurnment.

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