John Wayne Olexey

john olexey

November 24, 1944 ~ October 10, 2021

Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Bryan, Texas

John Wayne Olexey, passed away on October 10, 2021 at the age of 76 years, in Bryan, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Lottie Mae Olexey , his sister Carolyn, his brothers Richard and Michael Olexey and James Fridel.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy Langdon Olexey of Bryan.  Sisters, Patricia Olexey and Linda Jones, brothers Bobby Olexey, Kenneth and sister-in-law Debbie Olexey, Billy Olexey all of Bryan and Paul Olexey of Wellborn.

He is lovingly remembered by, his son Martin and daughter-in-law Laura Olexey of Bryan, son Eric and daughter-in-law Amanda Olexey of Normanagee, son Adam and daughter-in-law Jennifer Olexey of College Station and daughter Heather Olexey Lupoli of Bryan.

His grandchildren, Jeremy Olexey, Taylor Olexey Blincoe, Kane Haynes, Clayton Olexey, Taylor Smith Olexey, Kiana Haynes, Kaleb Haynes, Katelyn Olexey, Victoria Olexey, Walker Olexey, Isabella Lupoli, Samuel Olexey and Hope Olexey and great granddaughter, Rowan Blincoe

Many nieces, nephews, cousins, brother/sister-in laws and beloved friends.

John met Judy while on leave from the Air Force and after serving in Vietnam for a year, he came home to marry the love of his life. They shared many years of happiness together along with their children and grandchildren.  “God first” was a phrase he lived by. He loved sharing his faith and Jesus with others.

We’re all deeply saddened by this loss but we rejoice knowing that he is resting peacefully with the Lord that he loved so very much

In lieu of funeral services, we will be hosting a Memorial Potluck Luncheon on November 6, 2021 at the Steep Hollow Community Center at FM 1179 and Steep Hollow Road starting at 11:30 AM.


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  1. Johnnie you will be so missed. Will always look for you face at gatherings. Rest In Peace that is well deserved.

    • Uncle Johnny always will be remembered by me for being A MAN OF HONOR, HE WAS AN AMAZING FATHER FIGURE TO ME. He loved unconditionally and I am blessed to have had him in my life. My memories of you will last me until we meet again. Love you always.

  2. John was such a great man. Mark, JJ, and myself spent some family moments at their house and John treated us as family.
    Love Mark, Jana, and JJ

  3. Uncle Johnny always will be remembered by me for being A MAN OF HONOR, HE WAS AN AMAZING FATHER FIGURE TO ME. He loved unconditionally and I am blessed to have had him in my life. My memories of you will last me until we meet again. Love you always.

  4. I was 15 years old when Judy introduced me to the man who swept her off her feet. Johnny was dashing, charming, funny, and an amazing bright light in our big old Murphy family. John was a loving family man, a good example for his children. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

  5. Judy and Family, Peggy and I or saddened to learn of Johnny’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Johnny was a true gentleman and I’m honored to have known him.

  6. Johnny , we love you and will miss you . We will miss your crazy personality at the family get togethers but we know you will be there with us . It must have been one awesome family reunion in Heaven .

  7. -The first time i met Johnny it was like talking to an old friend. I look forward to our next conversation we have and pick up where we left off. until that time comes, you will be greatly missed. rest in peace my dear friend

  8. Johnny was the first person I called when my Daddy passed away! His response before I ever said anything was I’m on my way! Johnny knew military was important to him and he volunteered to guard my father’s body till he couldn’t anymore. Thank You Johnny I know I told you before but it ment more to me than you knew!! We Love and miss you Johnny!!

  9. Mrs. Judy, Heather, Isabella, and family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Pray that God gives you all comfort during this time. I know it’s a difficult time for all of you.

  10. I am so very sorry for your loss. John was a good man who will be missed by all who knew him. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you❤️

  11. Johnny, we can’t believe you are gone! We know our loss is Heaven’s gain! Your smile was contagious and your laugh even more so! I could hear you laughing and not knowing the conversation that led to that laugh, I would catch myself laughing too! You always had a kind word for everyone….. and a word of wisdom as you were truly a disciple of Christ! You knew your Bible and weren’t afraid to share the Word! I can’t imagine our family gatherings without you standing in our circle of love offering the prayer of thanksgiving before our meal! Our circle has been broken here on earth but our family circle in Heaven gained another angel! We love you and miss you so much! Pray for us until we meet again! ✝️

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