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Seth Everett Suggs

February 6, 1973 — July 22, 2015

Seth Everett Suggs

Seth Everett Suggs & Travis Wade Suggs

Portland, TX


Seth Suggs, age 42 and Travis Suggs, age 40 passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. They were born to Lawrence and Debbie Suggs in Kingsville, Texas.  Seth was born on February 6, 1973.  He is survived by his beautiful family, wife Sandy Suggs of 20 years, son Logan, and daughter Farran.  Travis was born March 5, 1975 and he is survived by his beautiful family, wife D’Lyn Suggs and daughters, Alexandra and Morgan.

Seth graduated from Gregory-Portland High School in 1991 and graduated from Texas A & M University in College Station where he played football while attending.   He received a Bachelor’s degree in Entomology in 1995. 

Travis graduated from Gregory-Portland High School in 1993 and attended Texas A & M University in College Station. He graduated from Texas A & M Corpus Christi with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in 2003.

Seth was owner of Lone Star Pest Control and S & S Ag in Portland, where both Seth and Travis were co-owners of S & S Weed Control.  Travis was also an independent insurance adjustor.The boys enjoyed each other’s company, loved their wives, children and parents very dearly.  The world has lost two fine men and heaven has gained two amazing angels.   

Seth and Travis played football for GP, and their Wildcat family has pulled together to honor them by tying yellow ribbons around town and holding a candlelight vigil. The Suggs’s family has been overwhelmed by the outpouring love and support shown by the community. 

Both are preceded in death by paternal grandparents Vern and Ellen Suggs, as well as maternal grandparents Howard and Lila Jennings. 

Pallbearers will be Larry Baker, Shane Suggs, Michael Chester, Brett Mitchell, Wart Dawson, Josh Smith, Kelly Dreyer, Eric Dubois, Peyton Sherrer, Atlee DuBose, Danny Atkinson, and Brandon Brezina.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Ryan Bailey, Ty Schultz, Jeffrey Cummins, Bobby Schultz, Rodney Sullivan, Jason Suggs, Lance Suggs, BJ Valdez, Paul Zepeda, Troy Snody, Gary Kelley, and Jimmie Dooms.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Limbaugh Funeral Home in Portland.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm, on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Gregory-Portland Jr. High School Auditorium    4600 Wildcat Drive, Portland, Texas. Interment to follow at the Palms Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to,

Suggs Memorial Fund that has been set up through Frost Bank in care of Carol Vanecek, 500 W. Broadway, Portland, Texas  78374, (361) 844-1229.

Arrangements entrusted to Limbaugh Funeral Home, 500 Wildcat Drive, Portland, TX 78374, 361-643-6564,

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Past Services


Monday, July 27, 2015

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gregory-Portland Jr. High School Auditorium

Portland, TX

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