|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2000|
Alvin David Baggett born in Dawson, Navarro Co. Texas on February 11, 1919 went to dwell in the house of the Lord on December 25, 2000.
He accomplished many things in his lifetime and loved people. He was in the insurance business in Galena Park for many years. He first served on the council in Galena Park before following Mayor Philpot into the Mayorship in 1961. He set a precedent as the longest serving mayor in the state of Texas. He was past president of the Harris County Mayor and council association. He served on the Harris-Galveston area Council. He was past president of the Gulf Coast Transportation Authority. He served as the 3rd President of the Galena Park Rotary Club and 50yrs perfect attendance. He was past President of Galena Park Chamber of Commerce. State Senator Gene Green presented a proclamation saluting Galena Parks No. 1 Citizen for his Community and Regional Progress. Alvin was faithful to the First Baptist Church of Galena Park and served as Deacon for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Morris Baggett, a son Harold Wayne Baggett and his wife Nory, a daughter Virginia Lynn Baggett, grandsons Joel Baggett, granddaughter, Leila Baggett and many friends.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at the Galena Park Baptist Church with interment to follow in Forest Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Wednesday evening at Forest Park Lawndale. In lieu of flowers, it would please him if you made your gifts to the First Baptist Church of Galena Park.
Shepherd Samuel Baggett (1895 - 1983)
Hallie E. Ballew Baggett (1901 - 1978)
Alvin David Baggett (1919 - 2000)
Roberta Baggett Warren (1920 - 2006)*
Billy Glen Baggett (1925 - 2006)*
Iris Odelle Baggett Jones (1928 - 2009)*
Forest Park Cemetery
Maintained by: Charles T. Baggett
Originally Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
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