Gary Wayne McClanahan, 34, of Orange passed away on Jan. 23, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

He was a native of Orange; born on Sept. 16, 1977 to parents Mr. and Mrs. McClanahan. He was a lifelong resident of Orangefield. He enjoyed going fishing and spending time with his family. Gary was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend who will be missed dearly.

He was preceded in death by his father, Terry McClanahan; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fox, Mr. and Mrs. Harry McClanahan.

He is survived by his mother, Linda McClanahan of Orangefield; sisters, Charlotte Waldrep and husband, Ricky, Cathy McClanahan, Mary Guidry and husband Brain, Margaret Grimes, Katherine Schaltz all of Orangefield, Susan Sportsman and husband, Stoney of Lake Charles; brother, James McClanahan and wife, Donna of Orangefield.

Also cherishing his memory are numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

In Lieu of Flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to assist with final expenses.

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