Milford Batchan Jr., 52, of Orange, died Nov. 21, at Baptist Orange Hospital in Orange. Mr. Batchan was life long resident of Orange, and a 1978 graduate of West-Orange Stark High school. He was loved by many family members and friends in the community. He was member Mount Olive Baptist Church in Orange, for many years.

Going home celebration will be Saturday at 11:00 am at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Orange. The Rev. Jessie Anderson will be officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 am until time of service. Interment to follow at Hollywood Cemetery in Orange under the direction of Colonial Memorial Chapel.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories one son, Milford Batchan III (Trey) of Orange; brother, Jason Preston of South Carolina; sisters, Sonja Thibodeaux Jones, Lydia Batchan and Diana Hardin all of Orange. He also leaves behind a host of family and friends.