John Elywin Haure, 74, of Colmesneil passed away peacefully on Jan. 31.

Born Oct. 20, 1940 in Beaumont, to the late C. John and Emma Beasley Haure, he lived in Bridge City, before moving to Colmesneil many years ago. He was a retired mechanic for the Bridge City Independent School District and served as a Deputy Constable for Orange County Constable Pct. #3 for 10 years. John enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid horseman who enjoyed sharing the love of riding with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

John is survived by his loving wife, Cetha Wade Haure; daughter, Lisa Knott and husband, Ryan of Warren; son, Charles Wade Haure and wife, Donna of Orange; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 11:00 am at the Riley Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Scott Mitchell, Brother Ray Wells and Brother Donald Head officiating.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am.

A grave side service will be held at 2:30 pm at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Warren Church of Christ, 357 County Road 4475, Warren, TX 77664.