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 James Peak Elbert

James Peak Elbert

Death 11 Oct 2009 (aged 72)
Burial Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 49449371 · View Source
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James Peak Elbert was cremated and his remains buried in two different cemeteries. One burial is in the Restwood Memorial Park, Clute, Brazoria Co, TX in the Elbert family plot. The other burial is in the IOOF Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi Co, Missouri.

GALVESTON James Peak Elbert age 72 of Galveston died suddenly on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at his
home. Visitation will be held at 5 pm Thursday, October 15, 2009 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home 1201
Tremont St, in Galveston where a funeral service will begin at 7 pm Reverend Ray Pinard officiating.
Mr. Elbert was born in Pampa, Texas February 5, 1937 and grew up in Lake Jackson. After working in the
property casualty insurance industry in Galveston, James purchased the remnants of his father's insurance
agency in Lake Jackson and has operated and grown that agency in Lake Jackson, Brazoria and Galveston
since 1995.
He received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX and Divinity Degree
from the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He was past president of the
Texas chapter of the Alliance for Insurance Education, former Executive Board member of the Independent
Insurance Agents of Texas, board member and chairman of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and
the Texas Fair Plan. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America, the Rotary Club of Galveston Island and the
Mayor's Roundtable on Housing. He is listed annually in Marquis Who's Who in America. In 2007, he received
the Independent Insurance Agent's annual Drex Foreman Award. The Drex Forman Award is one given
annually in recognition of a lifetime of service to both the insurance industry and community.
Survivors include his wife Ann Elbert, his son Michael Elbert and wife Mary and grandson Jonathan of
Panama City, FL, his son Steven Elbert of Lake Jackson and his daughter Jennifer Fudge and husband
Adrian of Austin. He is also survived by special family members- nephew Larry Grant of Austin, sister in-law
Marie Smith from Dallas and parents in-law David and Peggy Smith of Galveston.

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  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Peak Elbert (5 Feb 1937–11 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449371, citing IOOF Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by ASE (contributor 47624799) .