J.B. Flanagan, Jr.

January 19, 1931 - March 7, 2021

J.B. Flanagan, Jr., 90, of Beaumont, died Sunday, March 7, 2021. He was born in Beaumont, to Marie Thurston and James Belford Flanagan, Sr. 

J.B. served in the United States Army. He retired, after forty-one years, from Gulf States Utility as a Lineman. He was an avid Fisherman and Hunter.

Survivors include his wife of forty-five years, Anna Flanagan; children, James Flanagan, III; Connie Marie Flanagan; Donald Wayne Flanagan, Jr. and his wife, Kristie; and James Darrel Flanagan, Sr. and his wife, Holly; grandchildren, Clint Kaulfus, Ashley Makowsky, Natalie Johnson, Kourtney Brackin, Devin Flanagan, Brie Flanagan, Clay Flanagan, James Darrel Flanagan, Jr.; great-grandchild, Amelia Brackin; brother, John Joe Flanagan; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Wayne Flanagan, Sr.; and sister, Eugenia Jennings. 

A gathering of Mr. Flanagan’s family and friends will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Flanagan’s Residence at 920 Wiess, Beaumont, Texas 77703. A family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. 

Broussard's Crematorium

Broussard's Crematorium
  • 5150 stivers street beaumont tx 77705

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
  • 2000 mcfaddin avenue beaumont tx 77701

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Glenda Steptoe

Sorry to here about JB . My prayers are with the family.

A.J. and Kim LeBlanc

Sorry for your loss. My prayers and love are with you.

Simon Daigle

Sorry for your loss. My father, Ambrose Daigle Jr. was a friend of Mr. Flanagan from GSU.

Mike and Renee Collier

Anna Mae. I’m so sorry to hear about J.B. one thing you could always count on was him telling you like it was. He didn’t hold back I loved that about him! He could always make me laugh too! My thoughts and prayers are with you

Pete Hunt

Sorry to hear of JB's passing, he was one of a kind.

mike defee

I loved J. B! He was great to work with during our years together in the line dept. at GSU. He once called a duck in while up a highline pole. Nobody ever out fished J B on Dam B long before Rayburn or Toledo Bend ever came in. His famous bait was the Mudpuppy.. He took me hog hunting in Vidor, to kill some hogs for Slim McReynolds, a great line foremen. I had a bow but never got a shot for JB chasing the hogs with his 22 rifle. As it turned out he killed a couple of hogs that belonged to a farmer. Lucky we didn't get caught. The best of times!!!