John Madison Vickery II

August 17, 1972 - August 9, 2021

John Madison Vickery II, 48, of Kountze, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021. He was born on August 17, 1972, in Beeville, to Reba Fowler and John Ervin Vickery. His battle with his heart condition in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite the pain and suffering he dealt with, he stayed strong until the end. To know John was to know enduring love and his love for Jesus. If you were close to him, you probably received many of his YouTube links, silly pictures, songs, and random thoughts throughout his day.

John spent the majority of his life working in the refineries, but the last few years due to his heart he has been home doing what he loves most which is spending time with his grandchildren. Starting with the oldest of the grandkids, Preston, Trenton, Zuri, Brayden, Abe, Honey, Navy and the newest addition to the family Hudson.

John married the love of his life Kim Vickery on July 23, 2000. Together they created a blended family with children, John Irvine Vickery and his wife, Emily, of Le Mars, Iowa; Dale Leon and his wife, Tori, of Dayton; Ashley Leon and her fiancé, Derek; Jade Vickery and Koby Cummings; and Alivia Roehr and Dalton Donahey, all of Kountze; and Cesar Hernandez of Port Arthur; eight grandchildren; and siblings, Gene Schrecengost and his wife, Claire, of South Jordan, Utah; Reba Darlene Babik and her husband, Steve and Betty Jo Hinson and her husband, Herman, all of Kountze; DeAnna Markham and her husband, Zeke, of Bandera; Andrew Hinson of Kountze; and Tanja Irwin and her husband, Jackie, of Beeville. His mother-in-law, Lynda Gilliland and numerous family members and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law.

A gathering of Mr. Vickery’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at R.S. Farmer Memorial Cemetery, Silsbee.

Floral offerings are welcome, but for those wishing to make memorial contributions, may do so to the John Vickery Memorial Fund at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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R.S. Farmer Cemetery

R.S. Farmer Cemetery
  • silsbee silsbee tx 77656


  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 08/14/2021
  • 2:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 08/12/2021
  • 5:36 pm

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Betty Jo Hinson

Rest little Brother. We will forever cherish all the time we had with you. Til we all meet again. We love you!!

Robyn Doucet

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted. We love you guys and will miss your sweet hubby. Praying peace over you and your family.

Chantell Lowe

My condolences to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you. GOD Bess..

Gena Powell

I went to school with John and See and knew them well..he was a great guy..will be missed.. prayers for strength and comfort to all the family. So sorry for your loss..Fly high my friend

Margaret Vickery

My condolences on the loss of John. He was a nephew of mine. He was blessed like so many that’s gone on before him With heart issues like the others. He will be missed.. He’s with the Lord now also with Mom & Dad rejoicing with each other’s in heaven.

Don Johnson

John was not only a strong guy, but a very kind and caring one, too. We all had a lot of fun growing up together. Everyone loved John. R.I.P., little cuz. Everyone is going to miss you.

Wayne Schram

John was a great friend and a great Christian man. I no he will be forever in the hearts of everyone that new him. God has a special love and place for him. Prayers for the entire family.