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David H. Carver

October 6, 1939 — January 1, 2023

David H. Carver, 83 of Port Neches, Texas passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 in Groves, Texas.​David was born on October 6, 1939 in Port Arthur, Texas to the late, Otto Carver and Inel Holcomb Carver.

After graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1957, David went on to earn an engineering degree from Southern Methodist University and began his career working for Texaco where he remained until he retired in 1993 with over 30 years of service. ​

On June 25, 1960 David married JoAnn Demler Carver and they remained happily married for over 62 years until the time of his passing.

David was an avid outdoorsman with a special passion for fishing and duck hunting. ​He was a die-hard Cowboys fan and loved supporting the Port Neches – Groves Indians.

Those left to cherish David’s memory include his loving wife, JoAnn Carver of Port Neches; his daughter, Kim Carver Caskey and her husband, Clint of Port Neches; son, Kirk Carver and his wife, Elizabeth of Houston, Texas; sister, Janis Roberson and her husband, Lynn of Waco, Texas; grandchildren, Tyler LaCour and his wife, Kelsey, Hannah LaCour and Ayden Caskey; great-grandchildren, Shep LaCour and Sutton LaCour.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home on Thursday evening, January 5, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. with a memorial service to honor David's life to begin at 6:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to any charity of your choice.
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Thursday, January 5, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

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Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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