Travis Nation, 55, of Orangefield, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, Dec. 15, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Harris Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Friday at the funeral home.

Born in Orange, on March 9, 1957, Travis was the son of Jesse Wade Nation, Sr. and Virgetta (Delano) Nation. Travis graduated from West Orange High School and served in the United States Navy. He later worked as a pipefitter and a wrecker driver.

He was a past President and member of the Bridge City Lion’s Club, as well as a member of Pipefitter’s Local 195. Travis was an avid animal lover and he spent much of his time coaching and umpiring little league baseball. He also enjoyed camping and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse W. Nation, Sr. and Virgetta (Delano) Nation; and brother, Lowell E. Nation.

Travis is survived by his wife of eight years, Milinda Nation; son, Jordan Romero; stepson, Jason Bowsher; step-grandchild, Jason Bowsher II; brothers, Jesse W. Nation, Roy E. Nation, Sr., and Donald A. Nation, Sr.; as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, an account has been prepared for Travis Nation to help the family with funeral expenses. Memorial contributions may be made at Five Point Credit Union in Bridge City.