Wallace F. Werner, 79, of Port Neches, Texas passed away at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas on December 28, 2021. Wallace was born on November 30, 1942 in Port Arthur, Texas to the late James I. Werner and Joicey L. Patterson Werner.
Wallace was a lifetime resident of the area and a member of the First Baptist Church of Nederland. After graduating high school, he served his country in the Army National Guard. Wallace was honorably discharged and he went on to work for Dupont in Beaumont where he retired as an operator after 36 years. Wallace enjoyed golfing and fishing. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He loved building furniture and houses for his family and friends. He had a big heart and genuinely enjoyed helping others. Wallace was a loving husband, father and Papaw. He was the provider for his family and will be missed by all that knew him.
Those left behind to cherish Wallace’s memory are his loving wife of 57 years, Beverly Simmons Werner; son, Darin J. Werner; daughter, Tracie L. Barrera and her husband, Daniel; grandchildren, Lindsey K. Barrera, Justin D. Barrera; and numerous loving family members and friends. Wallace is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mildred Werner Belcher, JoAnna Werner Cousins, Arline Werner Toland; and brother, Randy L. Werner.
A gathering of family and friends to honor the life of Wallace F. Werner will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland, Texas. A funeral service for Wallace will immediately follow the visitation and will begin at 2:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, TX.