Angelo (Andy) Bogoyas, 79, of Orange, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, at Drake Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Kevin Trinkle officiating. A graveside service will follow at Trout Cemetery in Kirbyville. Visitation will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Mr. Bogoyas was born Jan. 22, 1930, in Detroit, Mich. to John and Helen Bogoyas. He served four years in the U.S. Navy until resettling in Orange after his marriage to M. Lynette Bean in 1952. He retired after 39 years of working for DuPont in Orange. He was a quiet, kind hearted man who loved his grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Julie Bogoyas; grandchildren, Matthew and Michelle Bogoyas; and many nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Allen Bean, David Bean, John Bean, David Fedt, A.J. “Bubba” Simpson and Jeff Bean.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Drake Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4647 16th Street Orange, TX 77632.