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Lee Roy Herbrig was born April 3, 1917 in Welcome, the son of Otto Henry and Lydia Dettmer Herbrig.

He grew up in the Industry area until the age of 10 when he and his family moved to Houston, In 1971, he moved to Bellville where he has made his home since that time.

Lee Roy was the owner of Herbrig Electric Company in Houston. He enjoyed fishing when his children were young. He also loved his farms and enjoyed checking on his cows.

He passed away Wednesday. Dec. 17, 2003 in Bellville at the age of 86.

Survivors include his Daughter Cynthia Heron and her husband, Leon of Thompsons Station, Tenn.; sons Walter Herbrig of Bellville, Ricky Herbrig and his wife, JoAnn, also of Bellville and John Herbrig of Bakersfield, Calif.; grandchildren James Scott, Stacy Wood, Christine Heron, Kara Labaj, Becky Macat, Mandy Herbrig and Travis Herbrig; great grandchildren Colton Macat, Branden Labaj, Victoria Wood, Zachary Wood, Madison Scott and Lydia Heron; nephew Bob Leftwich of New York; and his longtime and loving companion Sadie Siptak and her wonderful and caring family and many other
dear friends and relatives.

Lee Roy was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Lillian
Leftwich and Christine Burnett.

Funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 22, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the Industry United Methodist Church with Pastor Patricia Newcomer officiating. Burial followed in the Industry United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Travis Herbrig, James Scott, Leon Heron, Herbert Hamilton, Lacy Hamilton and Kenneth Macat.

In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Industry United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Industry, Texas 78944.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home. 12029 Highway 36 South, P.O. Box 610, Bellville, Texas,  77418, (979) 865-2424.

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