Ralph “Rick” Marion Shelton Jr., 65, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Rick was a native of Groveton, Tx., born on Aug. 30, 1947 to mother, Doris (Day) Neimann and father, Ralph Marion Shelton Sr.

He had lived most of his life in the Orange area and was of the Baptist faith. He had served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. Rick enjoyed going fishing, gardening, and he was also a collector of coins, jewelry or anything of value. He was a loving man, who loved spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph M. Shelton Sr.

He is survived by his mother, Doris Neimann of Orange; daughter, Stephanie Shelton of Corpus Christi; sisters, Linda Crotts of Atkins, S.C., Debra Reedy of Wichita, Ks.; brother, Larry Shelton of Orange, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Dec. 3, at 2:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.