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Eric Thomas Post

November 21, 1976 — July 15, 2018

Eric Thomas Post

Eric Thomas Post was born November 21, 1976 in Houston, Texas to Thomas G. Post and Karen Sue Backen. He was a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture-Agriculture Business.

Eric worked as an accountant and part time rancher, and he had lived in Madisonville since 1999 where he was a member of the Midway Church of Christ. Eric’s daughter was his number one priority. No matter how busy he was, Eric would drop everything he was doing when she called or needed him. He loved spending time with her and especially enjoyed when they were able to go fishing together,

Eric passed away July 15, 2018 in a Houston hospital at the age of forty-one. His surviving family members include father, Thomas Post of North Carolina; mother, Karen Backen of Madisonville; daughter, Ella Grace Post of Magnolia; brother, Matt Post of Madisonville and nephew, Matthew Post of Madisonville. He is also survived by many cousins, aunts and friends.

Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 P.M., Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Midway Church of Christ in Midway, Texas. Joel Douget will officiate the service. A private interment for immediate family, only, will be in the Rocky Ridge Cemetery. A public visitation will take place Saturday, July 21st from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville.

Pallbearers: Matthew Post, Jon Stevens, Damon McVey, Joey Blakely, Joel Douget, Loyd Harper, Tim Fraley, Jason Beam

Honorary Pallbearers: Augie Galindo, Bruce Dopslauf

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Midway Church of Christ Missionary Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home.

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Past Services


Saturday, July 21, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Madisonville Funeral Home

, Madisonville, TX 77864

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Midway Church of Christ

14453 Texas 21, Midway, TX 75852

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