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James Clyde Fisette, Sr., 89, Bridge City

James Clyde Fisette, Sr., 89, of Bridge City, passed away on October 27, 2022, at his home.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 2, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Officiating will be Reverend Jack Comer. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Opelousas, Louisiana, on December 10, 1932, he was the son of Eddie Fisette and Therese (Simoneaux) Fisette. J

ames began working for Gulf Oil in Port Arthur in 1951. He left Gulf Oil and joined the United States Army serving from 1953 to 1955. He returned to Gulf Oil in 1955 and worked with them through the Chevron acquisition, retiring after many years of hard work. James was a member and a Deacon of Circle Drive Baptist Church and could always be found outdoors.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and woodworking in his spare time. James loved his family, and his grandchildren always had a special place in his heart.

He left an impact on many lives and will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eddie and Therese Fisette; siblings, Ricky Fisette, Linwood Fisette, Eddie Lee Parkhurst, and Hula Mae Greenlee.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary E. Fisette; children, James Fisette, Jr. and wife Tammi Fisette, Karen Fisette, and Michael Fisette and wife Jana; grandchildren, Keith Fisette, Candi Cannon, Amber Jennings, Ryan Fisette, Jeff Fisette, Miranda Coulter, and Cody Fisette; 17 great grandchildren; as well as numerous other loving family and friends. Serving as pallbearers will be Russell Jennings, Jeff Fisette, David Coulter, Cody Fisette, Jordan Humble, and Jamey Stone. Honorary pallbearer is Ryan Fisette.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Michelle Broussard for her love and care for JC, Mary, and the entire family.


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