James Clark Gaddy

James Gaddy

On Thursday May 16th 2019 James Clark Gaddy, 55, departed this life from complications of heart disease. A lifelong resident of Pasadena, TX, he is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Verana, his brother Joe Gaddy, sister-in-law Angela Gaddy, niece Arlene Gaddy, father-in-law Jesus Diaz and mother-in-law Edelmira Diaz, brother-in-law Mayen Diaz, nephews Alek, Deemus & Kaiser Diaz and cousins Laura Bottom (Gaddy) & Jason Gaddy. James was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry J. Gaddy & Barbara S. Sherley (Brock), and his grandparents Jesse J. & Jewel Gaddy and Norman W. & Mary Agnes Brock.

Born on January 24th 1964 in Pasadena, TX, James was a fiercely private person who loved classic rock, especially The Who & Led Zeppelin, & was someone you would never beat at Trivial Pursuit: The Beatles edition. He also loved the Houston Astros & the Dallas Cowboys and collecting memorabilia. James was an avid reader, kept up to date with the news, and was especially passionate about politics.

A celebration of James’ life will be held Saturday May 25th from 2 – 5 pm at Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana St., South Houston, TX 77587. A reception will follow at the same location.

Family & friends are encouraged to bring or send a story to the family, which can be read anonymously if desired. Pictures are also more than welcome. Those wishing to donate to his final expenses may contact Carnes Funeral Home directly, 713-943-2500 or please make a memorial donation to the American Heart Association, heart.org, or the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org.