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The family has requested that for those desiring, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Post's memory to the Memorial Fund at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 3811 N. Main, Baytown 77521.

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“I loved hearing my Dad, Leonard Braswell, tell stories about the hunting trips he and Mr. Post took together to West Texas. I'm looking forward to...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Braswell Guio - Big Piney, WY

“I . too was influenced by Mr. Post through Scouting. Like many young boys from our neighborhood including his own Sons Tommy and Bobby . As we out...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Billy Barnett - Baytown, TX

“My heart goes out to all of the Post family. My brother Bill and I grew up with so many of you. Not only going to school with you, but also through...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Sara Lyles Faulkner - Midland, TX

“Henry mentored us in both engineering and life. His wisdom was always contained within his favorite sayings. He taught me how to be technically...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Raymond Massa-Betancourt San Juan

“We are thinking of you. What a blessing to have had your father for 97 years. May his soul rest in peace. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: John Hay and Marilyn Aboussie - TX

“It is with great sadness that I note the passing of Mr. Post. I joined Boy Scout Troop 208 in 1962 and moved on to Explorer Post 208. Mr. Post was a...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Danny Whatley - Austin, TX

“Valerie Adame is like a sister to me; we met as we worked on the Committee On Native American Ministries. I know of her beloved grandfather through...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Moore - Alvin, TX

“I was born in Houston in 1931 and reared with my family in Baytown. One of my earliest memoriues is of a very old AM-Radio that 'cokned-out', and...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Audley D (Sandy) Gaston - Austin,, TX

“HELLO CAROL, HELLO SUSAN, HELLO TO ALL OF FAMILY, SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF YOUR LOVE ONE. OUR PRAYERS ARE FOR YOU AND FAMILY. SINCERELY,...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: MARIE AND LON DUGUAY - BAYTOWN, TX

“He will be missed. It just didn't seem like 11:00 service at St. Mark's unless Henry was there. Our prayers are with you. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Fairchild - Houston, TX


Henry Lovell Post, of Baytown, passed away December 12, 2013, at the age of 97. He was born on May 17, 1916, in San Juan, Texas, to Robert Dunn and Eva Zechmeister Post. He graduated Salutatorian from Robert E. Lee High School in 1932. Mr. Post then graduated from Lee Junior College in 1936 and received a B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Texas in Austin. In 1941, he married Doris Jean Perry, the love of his life for more than seventy-two years.
Mr. Post was employed by Humble Oil (now ExxonMobil) for forty-one years, retiring as a Senior Staff Engineer. He was a lifetime member of IEEE Houston Section, holding the position of Chairman in 1967-1968. An active member of St. Marks United Methodist Church, Mr. Post was a leader in the scouting program at the church for over forty years.

Preceded in death by his parents, Robert Dunn and Eva Zechmeister Post; sisters, Elsie Chervenka and Helen Reed; brother, Robert W. Post; nephew, Lawrence Grill; and grandson, Michael Woodward, Mr. Post is survived by his wife, Doris Post; sons, Thomas A. Post and wife, Carol Ann and Robert P. Post and wife, Sarah; daughters, Carol Post Nayman and husband, Ralph, Sandra Post Smith and husband, Thomas, Susan Post Woodward and husband, Robert, and Donna Post Rubino and husband, Richard; sixteen grandchildren; and seventeen great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013, at St. Marks United Methodist Church, with Reverend Mike Proctor officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Honoring the family as pallbearers will be Mr. Post's grandsons, Richard Post, Christopher Emory, John Fellers, Benjamin Woodward, James Woodward and Brian Fellers.

The family has requested that for those desiring, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Post's memory to the Memorial Fund at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 3811 N. Main, Baytown 77521.