John L. Weakley II, 84, of Bridge City, deceased Saturday, July 2, at Gulf Healthcare Rehab in Port Arthur.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, at Community Church of Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Berkheimer from Community Church. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.

At Mr. Weakley’s request, it will be a closed casket and brief visitation will be at 2:00 pm with services at 3:00 pm.

Mr. Weakley (J.L.) was born on March 15, 1927 in Orange. He was the son of John Landers Weakley Sr. and Lucille Hernandez. He was a vice-president and comptroller of Livingston Shipbuilding Company and retired from what later became Texas Dry Dock.

He was preceded in death by his Father who died when J.L. was just a boy and by his Mother who died months after her 100th birthday.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Amaryllis (Amy) Weakley; son, John L. Weakley III; daughters, Linda Gail Gerik and Brenda Joyce Meyer; also his eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers are son, John L. Weakley III, and grandsons, Johnathan Weakley, Landers Weakley, Shane Reynolds and son-in-laws Dan Meyer and Steve Gerik.