Kenneth Eaves, 59, of Gist died Sunday, June 1, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

A native of Orange, he was a lifelong resident of Gist. Kenneth was a welder for Bethlehem Steel.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, June 4, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Eaves Cemetery in Gist. A gathering for family and friends will begin at 6:00 pm Tuesday, June 3, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Kenneth is survived by his mother Rosalie Eaves of Gist; brothers Luther “Rusty” Eaves and his wife Tina of Kirbyville, Maxwell “Dusty” Eaves and his wife Dani, Travis Eaves and his wife Connie, James Eaves, Jessie Eaves and his wife Jeanna, all of Gist.

Pallbearers are Chuck Havard, Dorman Eaves, Dustin Eaves, Jimmy Rule, Josh Eaves and Travis Eaves Jr., Honorary Pallbearer is Brain Eaves.