John Gilbert Vernor III


John Gilbert Vernor III, 66, was born April 14, 1954, in Gonzales, Texas. Johnny went to be with his lord and savior on Sunday, June 21, 2020. He was one of three children born to John Gilbert Vernor Jr. and Dorothy Wanda (West) Vernor Fagan.

Johnny graduated from Gonzales High School and then went on to work in the oil and gas industry of South Texas. He was also instrumental in helping with the family farming and cattle business. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Johnny was an expert pool player and won many tournaments.

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Vivian Wayne Vernor and beloved nephew Randy Wayne Pirkle. He is survived by his sister Virginia Pirkle and brother in-law Leslie Pirkle, a niece Renee Pirkle and a nephew John Pirkle, as well as many loving aunts, uncles and great niece and nephews.

A private family service will be held at the graveside. Due to COVID 19, a memorial service will be held at a later date when it is safe for family and friends to gather. Memorials may be made to Memorial Heights Baptist Church or to the charity of one’s choice.

Funeral services are under the care and directions of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.