Bridge City

Eugene Paul Hidalgo, 72, of Bridge City passed away on Wednesday, March 21, in Orange.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Zoch officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.

He was a native of Opelousas, La. ; born on Aug. 13, 1939 to his late parents Sophie (Ray) and Renne` Hidalgo. He had lived in the Orange area since 1963 and was a product area specialist supervisor at DuPont for 37 years. He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bridge City for many years, served his country in the Army and he was a 32nd Degree Mason with Lodge #1345. He loved the great outdoors; going hunting and just enjoying nature, especial bird watching. Mr. Hidalgo was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend who will be missed dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rene and Sophie Ray Hidalgo; wife, Judi Ann Hidalgo; brother, Theo Hidalgo, MervinHidalgo; sisters, Gladys Leibert and Marie Louise Lucito.

He is survived by his daughter, Peggy Ann Fall of Orange; sons, Lanston Fall and wife, Cristi of Orange, Chuck Leizure of Cle Elum, Wash., Charles Ben Hidalgo of Bridge City, Mitchell Warren Hidalgo of Bridge City; brother, Joseph Hidalgo and wife, Barbara of Opelousas, La.; grandchildren, Lance Fall, Kristen Williams, Tyson Plagens, Alex Hidalgo, M`Kenzie Jones, Cody Harper, Haley LeBlanc and great grandchildren, Carson Fall, Camden Fall, Hannah LeBlanc and Allie Joe LeBlanc.

Those wishing to do so may sign the guest book at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.