Clevan J. Myers Sr., 87, of Orangefield, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Orange, Texas surrounded by family and loved ones.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Brother Cody Hogden of First Baptist Church in Orangefield. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Following Rosary, family will have a time for memorable moments with Clevan/Cleve/Paw Paw Crawfish.
Born in Orangefield, Texas, on October 3, 1929, he was the son of Ernest Myers and Odelia Bergeron Simon. He attended St. Helen’s Catholic Church and loved visiting First Baptist Church in Orangefield. He was a loving husband, father, uncle, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, mentor to many, and beloved friend, he loved “Baby”, family, job, music, fishing, hunting, time with his boys, living and loving to its fullest. He mentored and helped anyone in need with an open-mind and open-heart. He passed on his skills of gardening, cooking, love of outdoors and seeing the humor in life. Clevan enjoyed playing numerous instruments in his band Country Cousins (country western) and his Cajun bands, helping many people with hootenannies and fundraisers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Juanita Myers; and his son Nolan J. Myers.
He is survived by his brother, Levan; his godchild, Evelyn Toney; his children, Clevan (Butch)/Becky, Curley/Sheryl, Pat Park/Regina, Vivian, Rolan/Debbie, Belinda/Larry Nunez, Leisha, Sheri Huckaby, Kenny/Toni Myers, Stephanie/Brad/Keith Williams, Sabrina, and Jennifer Burns; his grandchildren, Steve/Tammy Nunez, Kelly/Craig Arnaud, Ronnie Nunez, Jenny/Chris Wolfford, Jessica/Greg Hobbs, Rolan Bubba, Jr./Heather, James (Bucky)/Katy High, Josh/Laura High, Dana/Brent Deering, Kirby/Hunter Wallace, Skylar/Ryan Trahan, Matthew/Stephanie Williams, and Joey Williams/Sarah; his great-grandchildren, Maggie, Cameron, Reilly, CoCo/Josh, Emilee, Terry, Bethany, Blaze, Kinley, Becca, Cryslynn, Alayna, Sydney, Mia, Prestyn, Skye, Nolan, Tatum, Shepherd, Georgia, Willow, Abigail, Emma, Asher, Reese, Reagan, Myers, Libb, Alec, Harper, Carson, Jordie, Baby LeBlanc; his great-great-grandchild, Collins O’Neill and Barrett Williams; and his numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be James (Bucky) High, Josh High, Rolan (Bubba) Myers, Jr., Matt Williams, Joey Williams, Cameron Arnaud, Terry Sherman, Blaze Wolfford.
Honorary pallbearers are Kenny, Larry, Brad, Keith, Josh L., Greg, Chris, Brent, Hunter, Craig, and Reilly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lamar University Foundation Scholarship Fund, c/o Karen Nichols PO Box 11500, Beaumont, Texas 77710. Phone: 409-880-2117, Fax: 409-880-7742, Online: www.lamar.edu, click on “give to Lamar” then give now.