Claude C. Hoffpauir, 75, was born March 14, 1937, and died Oct. 2. He was preceded in death by parents, Viola and Winston Hoffpauir; brothers, Tommy, Buddy, Kermit and Huey Hoffpauir; sister, Maxi Hoffpauir; and grandson, Derek.

Claude is survived by his wife, Carol Hoffpauir; daughter, Debbie Leblanc and husband Gary; son, Richard Hoffpauir; sister, Vivian Cory; four stepchildren, Julie and husband Ronnie, Maryjane, Theresa and husband Craig and Michael and wife Sonya; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

He worked as a pipe fitter most of his life and was a veteran of the us air force. Claude’s memory is cherished by all who had the honor to know him.

A special thanks to Orange Southeast Texas Hospice of Orange and Home Health that helped in his care in his last days.

There will be no service and in lieu of flowers please make donations in Claude’s honor to any cancer society of your choice.