Bridge City

Claude James Viator, 40, of Bridge City, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, in Orange. Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Monday, Febr 2, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Zoch. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday at Claybar Funeral Home Bridge City. 

Claude was born on Feb. 18, 1968 in Port Arthur. He was the son of Fred and Joyce Viator.  Claude worked as a Boilermaker and enjoyed riding motorcycles and boating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Joyce Viator.

Claude is survived by his wife, Sherry Viator; sons, Jody Viator of Lumberton, Aaron Viator of Belle Chasse, La., and Bryson Viator of Bridge City; one grandchild, Kaden Viator; brothers, Freddy Viator and wife, Tina, Victor Viator and wife, Kathy, Blain Viator and wife, Kathy, all of Bridge City; sisters, Jan Brown and husband, O.D., Theresa Babineaux and husband, Karlin both of Bridge City, and Zilda Viator of Orange; numerous nieces and nephews.