John Emile Otero Jr.

July 17, 1954August 1, 2018
Play Tribute Movie Play Tribute Movie

John Emile “Rick” Otero Jr. passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the age of 64. He was the father of Kristen Otero Francois (Steven) and Brooke Otero Campagne, as well as the late Ricky Otero Couevas; grandfather of Gabrielle, Karlie, and Shyanne; son of Gloria Adam Otero and the late John Otero Sr.; brother of Arleen Otero Pizani (Myron “Goo”) and the late Glen “Chinaman” Otero. He was the former husband of Sarah Ruttley. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends, as well as his canine companion, Sofie. He was a long time oil field worker, working in several different rolls and places. He loved music, particularly singing and dancing, and even played in a band when he was younger. However, he will be best remembered for his sense of humor, as he loved to laugh. That is how he rolled. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. Express condolences at


  • Visitation Monday, August 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 6, 2018

John Emile Otero Jr.

have a memory or condolence to add?

Yoma Rhodes

August 14, 2018

Ms. Gloria, I was saddened to hear of the passing of your son. I pray that you find strength in knowing that he has transcended to a better place. Be strong and remember that I love you.

Kim and David Wintz

August 6, 2018

R.I.P. my friend, so many memories - We will miss you, you were loved by so many. Heartbroken. Love and prayers to Ms. Gloria and the family

Debra & Reggie Kerner

August 5, 2018

May you rest in God's Forever Peace and Joy , Rick . May the angels welcome you to Paradise .God bless and console all your family and friends who will mourn you. Reggie & Debra Kerner

Michelle Campagne

August 4, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time R. I. P Mr. Rick

Paul Zimmerman

August 4, 2018

Rip my friend the past 11 years have been full of your stories that never got old even if you told them over and over will miss seeing you on crew change day my cuz

Brian Badeaux

August 3, 2018


Shelley Creppel

August 3, 2018

R.I.P. Pro. Have had good times w/ your daughters, because of Ashley. Kenneth Creppel always did say the hardest hit he ever got playin' football was from you. He told Brooke & Kristen that, too. Heartfelt prayers girls to you two & all the family~,~

Rene' P. "skip" Denet

August 3, 2018

Thank you "Pro" , we were friends from day one, you will be missed.

Sheralyn Agoff

August 2, 2018

Rick, I will miss our talks and all the jokes we shared. If I would have known our conversation, just a couple of days ago, was going to be our last I would have kept you on the phone Praying for your whole family and all of your friends! You will be truly missed my friend. Hugs and love like we always said ❤️❤️

Juana Helmer

August 2, 2018

Aw he will be missed on the bayou Friends long time just talk to u a month a go look great gonna miss talking to u on face book and messenger Rip so sorry u had to go so soon Cuz Rip Juana helmer Gonzalo