Eric Post


Eric Thomas Post was born Nov. 21, 1976, in Houston, to Thomas G. Post and Karen Sue Backen. He was a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture-Agriculture Business.

Eric worked as an accountant and part-time rancher, and he had lived in Madisonville since 1999 where he was a member of the Midway Church of Christ. Eric’s daughter was his No. 1 priority. No matter how busy he was, Eric would drop everything he was doing when she called or needed him. He loved spending time with her and especially enjoyed when they were able to go fishing together,

Eric passed away July 15, 2018, in a Houston hospital at the age of 41. His surviving family members include his father, Thomas Post of North Carolina; his mother, Karen Backen of Madisonville; his daughter, Ella Grace Post of Magnolia; a brother, Matt Post of Madisonville; and a nephew, Matthew Post of Madisonville. He is also survived by many cousins, aunts and friends.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 22, at the Midway Church of Christ in Midway. Joel Douget officiated the service. A private interment for immediate family was in Rocky Ridge Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Matthew Post, Jon Stevens, Damon McVey, Joey Blakely, Joel Douget, Loyd Harper, Tim Fraley and Jason Beam.

Honorary pallbearers were Augie Galindo, Bruce Dopslauf

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Midway Church of Christ Missionary Fund.

Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home.