John G. Diaz

Born  May 13, 1934
Passed away  April 24, 2023

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Click Here For the obituary at the Broussard's Mortuary site

John Gilbert Diaz, 88, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, with his family by his bedside. He was born on May 13, 1934, to Isabel Guerrero Diaz and Theodore Diaz, in San Antonio. John graduated from Beaumont High School and was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Korea.

He married Geraldine Luluex and they have three boys and three grandchildren and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. John became a draftsman for Gulf States Utilities and went on to become a senior piping designer in the petrochemical industry. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and backyard bird watching.

Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Damian Diaz and his wife, Melissa, of Beaumont; Christian Diaz and his wife, Taina, of Conroe; and John Gilbert Diaz II of Pearland; grandsons, Damian Diaz II and Dylan Diaz both of Beaumont, and Tommy Diaz of Pearland; siblings, Theodore Diaz of California and Isabel Johann of Kountze; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins; step granddaughters, Carrie Downing, Amy Koener, and Bethany Diamond.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Vic Diaz and George Diaz; and the mother of his children, Geraldine Diaz.

A memorial service for Mr. Diaz will be 10:00 a.m., Sunday, April 30, 2023, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were held through Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont.