John Robert Peart, 64, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on September 22, 2018, in Crystal Beach, Texas.

 

A celebration of life will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

 

Born in Orange, Texas, on May 22, 1954, he was the son of Freeman Eugene and John Eva Peart. John proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1972 to 1976. He retired from Pipefitters Local 195 in Nederland, Texas after many dedicated years of service. John loved spending his time outdoors, fishing, and boating on the bayou as well as traveling to Austria to visit his extended family and friends. He was a loving father, husband, and grandfather who loved his family and friends dearly. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Freeman and John Eva Peart; brother, Murphy Peart; and his sister, Peggy Sue Peart.

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Trudy Peart; daughters, Melanie Kline and husband Tommy, of Lafayette, LA and Cindy Peart, of Orange; grandchildren, Jack and Hazal Kline, both of Lafayette, LA; brothers, Tommy Peart and wife Cathy, of Bridge City and Douglas Peart and wife Mary, of WI; sister-in-law, Michaela Goetz and husband Manfred, of Austria; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends that were his family.