Russell James “Jim” Gallier

May 30, 1960 - February 23, 2022

Russell James “Jim” Gallier, 61, of China, died Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on May 30, 1960, to Clara Kirkland Gallier and Vernon Gallier, Sr., in Beaumont.

Survivors include his wife, Liz Gallier; children, Lauren Scariano and her husband, John, of Houston; Lindsey Gallier and Robert Coffey, of Houston; and Jared Gallier and his wife, Lauren, of Denver, Colorado; granddaughter, Gianna Gallier of Denver, Colorado; and siblings, Rusty Gallier and his wife, Caron; Charlotte Martin and her husband, Tim; Michael Gallier; and Carrie Janak and her husband, Aaron.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Jim was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His wife and children were his world, and he was loved by all who met him.

A gathering of Mr. Gallier’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, February 25, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 West Highway 90, China. His interment will follow at China Cemetery.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • February 25, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • February 25, 2022
  • 6:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
  • 245, U.S. 90, China, Texas, 77613,
  • February 26, 2022
  • 10:00 am


China Cemetery
  • 463, Benoit Ave, China, TX, 77613,
  • February 26, 2022

Comments (18)

    Sandy McLemore says:

    Liz, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Terry West says:

    Liz, i’m so sorry to hear about jims death, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

    Lillian Kolander says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Liz

    Todd & Martie McCown & family says:

    Gallier family,
    We were so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words to ease the pain enough. You are all in our prayers and hope that memories shared serve to warm your heart and comfort you and your family.

    Rhonda Ritter says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was a wonderful man, so fun to be around. I pray that God wraps His arms around each of you giving you the comfort, strength and peace that you need. Sending you all love and prayers!

    Pam Efferson says:

    I only knew Jim for a short time but from the first time I met him I could tell he was a good person. I will miss seeing him drive around in his golf cart with his faithful k9 companion Maddie.
    Sending prayers for strength & healing to Liz and all of the family.

    Becky & Rodney Ames says:

    Liz, So very sorry for your loss. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Mike and Debra Corbello says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.????????????

    Tracey Whitaker says:

    So sorry for your family’s loss.

    Kennerth Roberts says:

    The 27 years I spent with Jim and his family was a honor. I’m glad to have known the Gallier.

    Kennerth Roberts says:

    Jimbo! You will be truly missed. Hopefully Jim’s walk with the lord will be all he thought it would be. RIP! From the entire Roberts family. Ken, Greg, Bridgette, Jill, Carlos.

    Kim Dearbonne Waller says:

    Liz and Family, I’m so very sorry to hear about your husband and Father! You are all in my thoughts and prayers????????❤️

    Leslie Engman says:

    Our thoughts and prayers.

    Michael Gallier says:

    He was a good and loving brother kind to everyone he met. Would bend over backwards to help everyone he met. I will miss him dearly.

    Beth Benoit says:

    Liz, our deepest sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God be with you.

    Robert & Phyllis Lee says:

    Prayers and sympathy Liz and family. May he rest peacefully with Jesus and perpetual light shine upon him.

    Beth Benoit says:

    You have my sincere condolences, and I will keep you close in my thoughts and prayers in the coming weeks. Peace be with you.
    Psalm 18:2
    Blessed God, You are my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my Lord You are my rock, in whom I take refuge. You are my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold! Father, I pray that I put my trust in You, even in my mourning, even after experiencing such a great loss, I pray that I lean on You because I know that I cannot get through this alone. I know that in my own strength I am weak, Amen.

    Bonnie & David Trahan says:

    Liz & Family:

    I am so very, very sorry for your loss! Jim/Your Dad loved all of you so much and was very Proud of each of you! He was a Wonderful man who will be missed by all who knew him! Please know that we are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers!

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