News and Tribune

June 10, 2013

Donald E. Same Sr.

83; of Houston

— Donald E. Same Sr., 83, of Houston,  went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Houston.

 He was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Jeffersonville, one of six children born to Edgar and Arlene Same. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He worked for General Motors for 55 years and retired as Parts Manager from Mac Haik Chevrolet. He was a very devout Christian and a member of Champions Church of Christ.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Joyce Same; a son, Donald E. Same Jr. and his wife, Diana; a daughter, Linda M. Same; granddaughter, Kristal Monteforte and husband, Marco; great-granddaughter, Michaelene Monteforte; sister, Martha A. Frame; and many other loving relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and four siblings.

Brookside Funeral Home, Houston,  was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in Donald's honor to the Houston and Southeast Texas Alzheimer's Association, 2242 W. Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.