Claude F. Breckenridge, 83, of Vidor died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday morning, Aug. 5 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor.

A native of Stone County, Mo., he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Claude was a retired ironworker with Local Union #125 and served his country in the U.S. Army.

Claude was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Breckenridge; sons, Larry and Jimmie Breckenridge.

He is survived by his son, Ronnie Breckenridge and his wife, Gloria of Cedar Park, Texas; daughters, Brenda Freeman and Paula Odom, both of Vidor; sisters, Beulah Winterowe of Springfield, Mo., and Bertha Hammonds of Aurora, Mo., three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.