OBITUARY

John Dewey Simon

February 4, 1929March 1, 2018
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John Dewey Simon “Pop” passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Austin, Texas. A native of Abbeville, Louisiana born to Edward “Eddie” Simon and Ethel Duhon on February 4, 1929. John moved to Port Arthur, Texas in 1948 and attended school at Lamar Tech. He enlisted in the army in 1951 and served in the 28th Infantry Division. After his discharge, he met and married Hazel Ruth Booker. Together, they had three daughters. John worked for Graver Tank Services for over 30 years. After retiring, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was very involved in all of their activities and was known by all at the local baseball parks as “Pop”. Just about every day he could be seen marking the fields for that day’s games. He had a passion for all sports, little league through pro. He enjoyed playing the lottery but, had much better luck at finding four leaf clovers. John is preceded in death by his wife, his parents, sister Georgie Oltremari, brother Raleigh Simon. He is survived by his sisters Joyce Hebert and Leenora Bertrand, daughters Ruth Romero and husband Nicky, Linda Simon and Connie Simon and Gnosses Hebert, grandchildren Mallori Diaz Deleon and husband David, Mason Romero and wife Jamie, Mia Hebert, great-grandchildren Hannah, Catherine and Emilia Diaz Deleon. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00am, Monday, March 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Grammier - Oberle Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00pm with a recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 5:00pm. Interment will be in Oak Bluff Memorial Park.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grammier-oberle.com for the Simon family.

  • FAMILY

  • Hazel Ruth Booker, Wife
  • Ethel Duhon, Mother
  • Edward Eddie Simon, Father
  • Georgie Oltemari, Sister
  • Raleigh Simon, Brother
  • Ruth(Nicky) Romero, Daughter
  • Linda Simon, Daughter
  • Connie(Gnosses Hebert) Simon, Daughter
  • Joyce Hebert, Sister
  • Leenora Bertrand, Sister
  • Mallori(David) Diaz Deleon, Grandchild
  • Mason(Jamie) Romero, Grandchild
  • Mia Hebert, Grandchild
  • Hannah Diaz Deleon, Great Grandchild
  • Catherine Diaz Deleon, Great Grandchild
  • Emilia Diaz Deleon, Great Grandchild

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family will receive friends Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Rosary Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 5, 2018

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
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John Dewey Simon

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Jackie kibodeaux

March 5, 2018

SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT UNCLE DEWY, HE IS NOW WITH AUNT RUTH, DAD, KAT,AND OTHERS. THEY WILL MEET HIM AT THE GATES. HE IS NOW WITH THE ONES HE LOVED. MY CONDOLENCE IS WITH EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU TODAY. WITH ALL MY LOVE JACKIE AND EARL KIBODEAUX

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