John L. Gabriel, Jr.

John L. Gabriel, Jr.

Former Texas resident John L. Gabriel, Jr. passed away June 16, 2019, at his home in Katy, Texas, at 65 years of age.

John was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to parentsJohn L. Gabriel, Sr. and Audrey S. Gabriel. John was a dedicated son who cared for his parents, a devoted husband, and a loving father.

John worked many years for Diamond Offshore as their Sr. Vice President of Contracts and Marketing. John was a strong and quiet man who had a tender heart and a depth of wisdom for dealing with life. He and his wife, Rita, built a home in Falfurrias, Texas where John enjoyed many wonderful hunting seasons with his family and friends. 

John will be missed but never forgotten.

John is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rita; daughter Nikki (Rich); son Christopher; and his two brothers David and Jack (Kim). He is preceded in death by his father, John L. Gabriel, Sr. and his mother Audrey S. Gabriel and his brother, Bill Gabriel.

The family wishes to thank family and friends for their love and support.

Deceased's funeral arrangements:

At John's request, a private service will be held at his Ranch in Falfurrias Texas near his favorite hunting spot.