Francis Cleveland Brantley, 78, of Orange, passed away on May 26, at his home.

Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, May 30, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Friday, May 30, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Born on Aug. 30, 1935, he was the son of Floyd Brantley and Mildred Kaiser. Francis worked as a shipping supervisor for Inland. He was an avid hunter and a member of the gun club

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Brantley; brother, Milton Brantley; and sister Phyllis Watts.

He is survived by his sons, Mark Steven Brantley of Orange and Larry Dale Brantley and wife, Ruth of Orange; daughter, Pamela Gaye Harris of Spring; brothers, Floyd “WeWa” Brantley and Willie Brantley.