Terry Gene New, 56, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015.
Terry was born Dec. 8, 1958, in Lockhart, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joann Murphree and father, Gene Raymond New.
He is survived by wife Cathy New; his son, Justin New and wife, Kristin; his daughter, Amanda New; his step-sons, Dillon and Dalton Smith; his step-mother, Doris New; his brothers, Chuck Ne
w, Ken Anglin and wife, Vicky; his sister, Kathy Oehlert and husband, Gary, Kellie Sustaita and husband, Tommy; his grandchildren, Anthony, Elizabeth and Rylee; numerous other relatives and friends.
Terry graduated from Alvin High School in 1977, where he did well scholastically and in golf.
Terry’s grandmother was the inspiration for his great love of cooking. This he carried over to the many cookoffs. He was a member of the Brisket Cases cooking team and volunteered on the Transportation Committee for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Growing up in a small rural community, he developed a passion for the outdoor life, mainly hunting and fishing, which he shared enthusiastically with his children and grandchildren. Although his arthritis stopped his hunting, he was an avid fisherman until the end. He found great enjoyment in building Custom fishing rods.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Chapel of Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77060 (281) 443-0063.
For those wishing to make a Memorial Donation in Terry’s memory please see CCA – Coastal Conservation Association at www.ccatexas.org . Their address is: CCA Texas 6919 Portwest Dr. Ste 100 Houston, Texas 77024.