John Paul Syer went to be with his Lord on June 30, 2019. John was born on May 19, 1944 in Galveston, Texas to parents Florise and George Syer. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents; Ella and William Hutchison, parents and in-laws; Maudell and Tommy Eiland. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carol Ann Syer, two children, Susan Matthews and husband Larry, John Syer; three grandchildren, Collin Matthews, Audrey Syer, and Beth Syer; Step Mother, Margie Syer and five siblings; James Syer wife Sally, Frances Tharp and husband Bill, David Syer, Terry Moran, and Ty Moran and wife Cindy and cousins Bert and Jerry Thompson and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
John Syer graduated from Aldine High School as a salutatorian; Baylor University and received his Bachelor of Education; Sam Houston State University and received his Masters of Education; University of Houston and received his Superintendent Certification.
It was during his high school days, that he found the love of his life, Carol Ann Syer at Farrington Baptist Church where his father was pastor. Apparently, John dated all of the ladies at Farrington and saved the best for last. They were married in 1966 and then had Susan in 1968 and John in 1972. During the early years, John taught English and history at Aldine High School, drove buses, and built residential homes in the summer. John then transition from a Teacher to an administrator at Region IV education service center where he worked full-time for 34 years.
While raising a family and working at Region IV, John was a deacon at Deerbrook Baptist Church for 35 years where in his later years became a Deacon Emeritus. John was a Faithful Christian, Devoted Father, and Loving Husband and we loved him very much and will miss him greatly.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday, July 6th from 12:00-2:00 pm; with a funeral service at 2:00 pm at Deer brook Baptist Church, 400 E. Main, Humble, TX 77338; followed by interment at Rosewood Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, if you so choose, please make a donation to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/donate/