Official Obituary of


December 7, 1941 ~ April 1, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old


  Scripture: The earth is the LORD’s and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that swell therein.  For he hath founded it upon the seas and established it upon the floods.  Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD?  Or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart, who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.  He shall receive the blessing from LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.            Psalms 24:1-5

Johnny Brazil was born December 7, 1941 to Jack Brazil and Johnnie Lewis Brazil in Yoakum, Texas.  He accepted Christ as his Savior at a very young age.

He moved to Gonzales, Texas and was employed with the Gonzales Independent School District as a Custodian.  Mr. Brazil was loved by the staff and the students.  He retired from the Gonzales School District after many years. He was kind and always had a smile on his face. John loved GOD, Christ and his family.

Johnny departed this life on Monday, April 1, 2024 at The Heights Nursing Home in Gonzales, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his Wife, Gladys Brazil, Daughter, Lisa Escamilla-Hunt, Brothers, Anderson Ellis, and Richmond Brazil. Sisters, Ada Marie Brazil-Bailey and Pearlie Jean Brazil.

He leaves to cherish his memory; Son; Ricky Escamilla, 3 Grandchildren, 2 sisters; Mary Louise Brazil-Tucker from Yoakum, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends

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Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Union Lea Missionary Baptist Church (Gonzales, Texas)


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