Lester L. “Les” Anderson, Jr., 66, of Orangefield, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the funeral home.

Les was born in Teague, TX. on Jan. 29, 1946, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Following his service with the Air Force, he joined the Texas Army National Guard where he retired after 20 years of service with the rank of Master Sergeant.

In 1976, Les received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Houston. He was a Registered Professional Engineer and served several communities in Texas.

He came to Bridge City in 1991 as city engineer and then became Orange County surveyor. In 1998, Les became the Orange County engineer and served in that position until his death.

Preceded in death by his father, Lester L. Anderson, Sr., Les is survived by his wife, Debbie Anderson of Orangefield; mother, Ruby Anderson Terry of Vidor; sons, Russel Anderson and his wife Casey of Austin, Michael Anderson of Georgia; brother, Leslie L. Anderson and his wife Becky of Bastrop; and granddaughter, Alexis Marie Anderson.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael James, Dean Smith, Ed Scales, Trey Gilbert, Leslie (Les) Anderson, and Russel Anderson.