James Floyd Hebert, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on June 14, 2017, in Port Arthur, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 16, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Doug Shows, of First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery in Orange, Texas.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Abbeville, Louisiana, on November 16, 1931, he was the son of Ferdinand Hebert and Viola Hebert. Floyd was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City as well as being a member of the Masonic Lodge in Hemphill and Bridge City. He also served his country in the United States of America National Guard. Floyd retired from Gulf States at the Energy Plant in Bridge City after 37 years as a Maintenance Supervisor. Shortly after, he and Taffy moved to his dream spot, Toledo Bend, where he was able to fish twice a day. He was a very loving and wonderful man who made his family proud with everything he did. A proud father, grandfather, and great-grandfather to 11 boys and 4 girls, his family feels so blessed and honored to have had him in their lives and will miss him greatly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ferdinand and Viola; and his daughter, Jennifer Hebert.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Evilla “Taffy” Hebert; children, Pamela Webb, of Bridge City, Joseph Hebert and wife Lori Hoggins, of Bridge City, Patti Holbrooks and husband Butch, of Bridge City, and Janet Rogers and husband Damon, of Orangefield; grandchildren, Amy Smith, Ron Webb, Joey Hebert, Andrea Cole, Alicia Hebert, James Holbrooks, Megan Dry, Kelsey Dry, Jodi Rogers, and Joey Roberts; sister, Lois Severson, of Arkansas; and his niece, Elaine Gowan, also of Arkansas.