Luis G Sepulveda, 75, from Orange passed away Sept. 29 at Hermann Memorial Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Luis, originally from Puerto Rico, was decorated first sergeant in the United States Army.He served in the Korean War and two tours in Vietnam. Overall, he served 24 years to his county and received the Purple Heart.

He was a member of the local VFW post and the American Legion Post #49.

After retiring from the military, he worked several years as security for Hermann Memorial Baptist Hospital in Orange and for the Stark Foundation.

Luis is survived by Marie, his wife of 29 years, one son, two daughters and one brother.

Arrangements were made with Oakwood Funeral Home in Mauriceville.