Jimmy "Dean" Cormier, age 77, of Bridge City, Texas passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in Beaumont, Texas. Jimmy was born on January 18, 1942 in Rayne, Louisiana.

Dean grew up on a farm in Rayne picking cotton and corn. After meeting his bride, Margaret, they moved to Bridge City to raise their sons. Dean worked at Gulf Maritime Warehouse in Port Arthur as the Warehouse Foreman for over thirty-six years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bowling as a pastime. Dean was always available and willing to lend a helping hand to friends and family. `

He was preceded in death by his parents, Odelion and Rena Cormier, a brother, Joseph Cormier, and four sisters, Beatrice Cormier, Martha Cormier, Nerline Cormier, and Lee Cormier Taquino. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 53 years, Margaret Meche Cormier, five sons, Jimmy Cormier, Jr., Philip Mark Cormier, Paul Wayne Cormier and wife, Donna, Michael Wade Cormier, and Warren Odelion Cormier all of Bridge City, Texas; 2 grandsons, Ryan Blake Cormier and Gavin Paul Cormier; a great-granddaughter, Luna Bliss Cormier; a brother, Horace Cormier and wife, Marie of Bridge City; three brothers-in-law, Jeffery Meche and wife, Donna, Thomas Meche and wife, Renee, and Forrest Meche and wife, Ellen all of Welsh; six sisters-in-law, Lillian Miller and husband, Glenn of Lake Charles, Katherine Thibodeaux of Lake Charles, Wanda Gaspard and husband, Terry of Lake Arthur, Bernadette Meyer and husband, Darrell of Roanoke, Phyllis Johnson and husband, Bobby, and Paula Quibodeaux and husband, Emory "Bubba" both of Welsh; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019 with a Rosary held at 6 p.m. at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Welsh, Louisiana. Visitation will resume at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday until time of service. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday with Rev. Alan Trouille officiating. Burial will follow in Bon Pasteur Cemetery in Welsh.  

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonwelsh.com for the Cormier family.