W.E. “Skeet” Boehme, 82, of Orange, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Orange, with the Rev. Rob Fisher and Rev. Terry Brown, officiating.

Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Born in Orange on Nov. 3, 1925, Mr. Boehme was the son of Charles August and Ida (Witt) Boehme.

He worked for DuPont Sabine River Works, retiring after 38 years of service as a Senior Technician.

Mr. Boehme was a member of First United Methodist Church in Orange, where he served as usher, was a member of the Methodist Men and the Senior Adult Choir.

 He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a life member of the American Legion and an avid gardner and sports fan.

Mr. Boehme was preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Peery; son, Larry Boehme Clark; great-grandson, Jesse Don Moody; and brothers, Lawrence Boehme, Charles Boehme and Lee Roy Boehme Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Yvonna Boehme of Orange; grandchildren, Harrabeth Haidusek, and her husband, Andy, of Beaumont, Heather Moody and her husband, Donnie, of Center, Misti Neese and her husband, Nathan, of Austin, Todd Clark and his wife, Darlene, of Center and Ryan Crow of Austin.

Also surviving are his great-grandchildren, Andrew, Adrienne and Julianne Haidusek, Lexi Moody, Taylor, Trace and Tucker Clark; and his sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and B.W. Parks of Orange.

Serving as pallbearers will be Nathan Neese, Ryan Crow, Todd Clark, Donnie Moody, Andy Haidusek and Andrew Haidusek.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Men’s Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, 502 N. 6th Street, Orange, Texas 77630