John Henry Coleman, Jr.

June 11, 1934 - June 1, 2022

John Henry Coleman, Jr. was a beloved father, son, brother, and husband was born June 11, 1934, in Woodville, Texas, the son of Alma Jane Coleman and John Henry Coleman, Sr. He passed away on June 1, 2022; 11 months and 21 days after the passing of the light of his life and high school sweetheart, Carolyn whom he missed greatly.

John graduated from Silsbee High School where he played sports and made many life-long friends that he kept in touch with his entire life. Soon after he graduated, he enlisted in the Army. He then was employed as an accountant at DuPont Beaumont Works that would take him all the way to his retirement.  For many years, he was a member of a bowling league that played on Thursdays at the old Gateway Bowling Lanes on Stagg drive. Playing golf with his buddies was something he looked forward to until he was no longer able to play.

A lifetime Baptist, he was a long-time member at North End Baptist Church in Beaumont.

John was also preceded in death by his sisters, Jo Coleman Hedge and Margaret “Margie” Spurlock.

He is survived by his two daughters, Vicki Wilcox and husband, Leon Wilcox, of Beaumont, Texas and Kay Coleman of Cypress, Texas; two grandsons, John Paul Wilcox and Adam Wilcox also from Beaumont, Texas.

A gathering of Mr. Coleman’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His graveside service where he will be laid to rest next to his wife, Carolyn, will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, at Magnolia Cemetery, 611 North Nellius Street, Woodville.

John wanted his family and friends to know this: “I’LL BE SEEING YOU!”


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • June 10, 2022
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • June 10, 2022
  • 12:00 pm

Graveside Service

Magnolia Cemetery – Woodville
  • , N Nellius St, Woodville, TX, 75979,
  • June 10, 2022
  • 3:00 pm

Comments (3)

    Gene Landry says:

    Prayers to Vicki and Kay. May they be comforted, and may John rest in peace with Carolyn in heaven.

    Pat Wilcox says:

    So sorry for the loss of your father, my God bring all of you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Love to all.

    Regina Gregory says:

    Vickie, Kay and Family our sincere condolences to you all. John will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers, may God bless and keep you all always, we Love You All!

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