John Elton Simon, 65, of Bridge City, Texas
Last updated 4/3/2019 at Noon
John Elton Simon, 65, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on April 2, 2019, in Beaumont, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on May 4, 1953, he was the son of Dalton Edward Simon and Eva Mae (Girard) Simon.
John spent many years working in maintenance for the Texas Department of Transportation.
He was an old movie buff, liked to tinker around with old cars, and enjoyed riding motorcycles.
John was a social person who loved to talk with friends, eat good food, and dance to French music.
He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dalton and Eva Mae Simon; and brothers, Arthur Joseph Simon and Steve Simon.
John is survived by his girlfriend, Mildred White, of Starks, LA; siblings, Raymond Simon and wife Betty, of Mauriceville, Jim Simon and wife Linda, of Bridge City, Chester Simon, of Vidor, and Edward Simon and wife Vicky, of Orange; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends. Serving as pallbearers will be Raymond Simon, Chester Simon, Edward Simon, Jim Simon, Chris White, and Chad Simon. Honorary pallbearer is Conrad Gary.