John F. Clinton, 56, of Bridge City, passed away Sunday, June 30, at Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Friday, July 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, with Mr. Charles Chesson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Garden near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday at the funeral home.

Born in Orange, on Aug. 4, 1956, John was the son of John Ward Clinton and Marion Elaine Hughes. He worked for Chevron Chemical in Orange for 33 years and coached his daughter in softball for many years. John helped start the Process Operating Program at Lamar Orange and continued his service by teaching there. He was a fantastic husband and coach.

John was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his wife of 27 years, Elaine Clinton; daughter Elena Clinton of Bridge City; step-son, Robert Bisson and wife, Jenny of Bridge City; caretaker, Justin Taylor; grandchild, Hannah Bisson; and sisters, Margaret Humphries and Lee Ellen Dawson.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Bisson, Randy Dawson, Justin Taylor, Allen Swiere, Myron Duncan, and Chris Burleigh

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