2021S0609-1 10/11/21
  By: Creighton S.R. No. 67
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas honors and
  commemorates the life of Jeremiah H. Wimbley Sr., who died on
  September 13, 2021, at the age of 101; and
         WHEREAS, This treasured citizen and esteemed veteran was
  born on March 8, 1920, in Spurger, Texas; he served with
  distinction in the United States Army as a truck driver during
  World War II, and his numerous military accolades included the
  Bronze Star and commendation from the French ambassador for his
  participation in the liberation of France; and
         WHEREAS, Jeremiah was the first person to take up
  residence on his street in Beaumont, and as the neighborhood
  grew, he became a cherished patriarch of the community; he gave
  generously of his time and resources to ensure that vulnerable
  neighbors had food and clothing, and many looked to him for his
  counsel; and
         WHEREAS, Jeremiah was beloved by all the members of his
  family, and each of them was a source of pride for him; and
         WHEREAS, A man of wisdom, kindness, and dedication to
  duty, Jeremiah Wimbley will long be remembered with respect and
  admiration by all who were privileged to share in his life; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 87th
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Jeremiah H. Wimbley Sr.;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Jeremiah Wimbley.