James Tolbert "J.T." Latham Jr.

September 6, 1945October 6, 2021
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James Tolbert "J.T." Latham Jr., age 76, of Sulphur, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2021. James was born September 6, 1945.

J.T. was affectionately known as “Speeby” to many of his family members. He married his High School Sweetheart Joan Bitner on Jan 20, 1967 and they were married for 54 years. They had two sons and a daughter from their life together.

J.T. was preceded in death by his parents J.T. Latham Sr. and Mauriel Latham.

He retired as a pipe fitter from Atlantic Richfield after many years of working at their Houston Refinery. While working as a pipe fitter he used his musical talent as a Bass Guitar Player for the “Range Rider Band”. Later he started a total different career as a casino dealer in Las Vegas, Nevada. Later he moved to Lake Charles, La and continued his career in the Gaming Industry. He finally retired again and enjoyed spending his time with his Wife, Kids, Grandkids, and Great Grandkids.

He is survived by his Wife Joan Latham, Daughter Kim Greer, Son Jimmy Latham, Son Buddy Latham, Brother Walter Latham and Wife Sally, Sister Debbie Carpenter, and many Grandkids, Great Grandkids, Nieces, and Nephews.

Cremation was entrusted to Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home.

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