James Neill “Jim” Keng, 68, of La Porte, Texas passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, Texas.
Jim was born June 29, 1948 in Beeville, Texas, the son of Morris Torno Keng and Lois Elaine Conrad Keng.
He was a resident of La Porte for 19 years and formerly of Pasadena, Texas. Jim was the owner and operator of Keng Remodeling Inc. for 35 years, past-president of the Texas Center and member of the Pasadena-Deer Park Racing Pigeon Club. Jim was an avid sports fan, especially when his son and grandchildren played sports.
Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda B. Keng of La Porte, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Angel Keng of Pasadena,Texas; daughter, Lt. Colonel Shawn Ayers of Hurlburt Field, Florida; sister Gayla Keng of Corpus Christi, Texas; step-sisters and brother-in-law, Joy and Pat Kotal of Tomball, Texas and Karin Stork-Whitson of Pennsylvania; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bob and Vickie Barker of Pasadena, Texas. “Jimpa” has three grandchildren: Chase Keng, Kristin Keng and Dylan Ayers.
Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Crowder Funeral Home, 111 East Medical Center Blvd. Webster, Texas, with Rev. Bill Cole, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to suggest that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, SPCA or the Texas Center Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Fund in Jim’s name.