Gary Burdette Kittner, 56, of Orange passed away Tuesday, June 10, at The Meadows Nursing after  a hard battle with cancer.
Gary was born Jan. 14, 1958 in Orange, to Rita Ellen (Craig) and Robert Burdette Kittner, Sr.. He was a lifelong resident of Orange, and was a member of Val Verde Baptist Church in Groves. Gary enjoyed fishing, hunting and tinkering around as a mechanic; where his family gave him the nickname “Grease Monkey”. Gary was a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, and friend who will be miss dearly by all.
Gary is survived by his father and mother, Robert and Rita Kittner of Orange; sister, Melinda Dawn Bean and husband, Terry of Orangefield; brother, Jerry Wayne Kittner and wife, Elaine of Groves; nieces and nephews, Katrina Jones, Salina Hancock, Jesse Faircloth, Dynell Arnold, Tara Kimbal, James Bean, Jade Hollier and 15 great nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Sunday, June 15, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held Monday, June 16, at 10:00 am at the funeral home, with the Rev. Rick Koonze officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
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