George Thomas McBethJuly 6, 1953 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 64)
George Thomas McBeth
Funeral service for George Thomas McBeth, 64, of Houston formerly of Brazoria will be Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Greater Mount Zion Church in Brazoria with Elder Roland K. Hendricks officiating. Burial will follow at Mims Cemetery in Brazoria, Texas.
He passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Willowbrook Residence and Rehab in Houston, Texas.
George attended school at Paul Lawrence Dunbar and graduated from Dickinson High. It was at Dunbar where it became clear that George had a deep love for music and music instruments. He played the piano and guitar, but there was no musical instrument he could not make music on. He had a wonderful voice and headed several independent bands from his early years on. He studied broadcasting in Los Angeles, California, chef and culinary in Atlanta, Georgia and music in Oakland, California. He joined the United States Army Forces and served in the Army for two terms.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Abraham McBeth, Sr.; brother, Rev. Abraham McBeth, Jr., nephew, Daryl Caldwell; grandparents, William and Bertha Jones, George and Amelia McBeth.
George leaves to cherish his memories; his loving mother, Dessie Ree McBeth; sisters, Carolyn Simple (Kenneth) of Angleton, Odella Caldwell of Brazoria and Ella Johnson (Samuel) of Cypress, 3 nephews, 2 nieces, great nephews, nieces, aunts, other family members and friends.
Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Charles Simple, Samuel Lee Johnson, Jr., Oneal Jackson, Clyde Hendricks and Willie Myles.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wilbur Hall, Samuel Lee Johnson, III, Oneal Jackson III, James Mason, Eric Simple, Douglas Hall, Darius Simple and Kenneth M. Simple.
Visitation will be Friday, December 8, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Dixon Funeral Home in Brazoria. There will be viewing at the church on the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. There will be no viewing afterward.
Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.