George Dronett

George Carlton (Carl) Dronett, 61, of Orangefield, died Wednesday, May 23.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Steven Leger. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.

Carl was born in Sabine Pass, on Dec. 19, 1950; he was the son of Sidney and Lorena (Boudreaux) Dronett. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW Post #2775, the Eagle Lodge, and the Fraternal Order of the Eagle Riders Charter #2523, with whom he was involved with multiple charity organizations. He was also a member and a past president of the Boilermaker Local 587. He touched others with his kind heart and helping hands. He was known for his ever-present and one of a kind sense of humor.

He was preceded in death by his son, Shane Dronett; sisters, Eugenia Dorman and Laura Richard; brother, Tommy Dronett; and beloved dogs, Savannah and Polo.

Carl is survived by his brother, J.D. Dronett of Columbia, South America; sister, Dorothy Dargis of Flemington, N.J.; grandchildren, Berkley and Hayley Dronett and daughter-in-law, Chris Dronett all of Atlanta; the entire Kathy’s Bar Family, lots of close friends and biker family; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robin Hicks, Cody Richard, Anthony Dargis, Kirby Dorman, John Granger, Pewe, Sandy Kirkland, and Lafette Tarter.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Eagle Rider Motorcycle Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Assisted Living, South East Texas Veterans Group, or any animal shelter of your choice.