PORT NECHES — Richard Earl Hollis, Jr., 48, of Port Neches, Texas passed away April 25, 2012. He was born on June 20, 1963 in Putnam, Connecticut to Richard Earl Sr. and Sandra Anne Richards Hollis. He was a carpenter and painter and served as a Merchant Marine. Richard is survived by his parents; 2 sisters, Renee Sikes of Lumberton, Texas and Christine Gordon of Tallahassee, Florida; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Details and guest registry available at Melancons.org.