Michael Andrus, 62, of Orange, passed away on Aug. 9, at his home.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 1:00 p.m. at Hartburg Baptist Church.

Born in Ville Platte, La, on Sept. 3, 1951, he was the son of Howard Joseph Andrus and Louise (Smith) Andrus. Michael was self-employed as a truck driver and carpenter.

Preceded in death by his son, Beau Andrus, Michael is survived by his wife, Claudia Andrus; children, Troy Andrus and wife, Jody of Ville Platte, Louisiana, Ronnie Andrus and wife, Amy, and Lonnie Andrus and wife, Sharon, all of Ville Platte, Jason Chambers of Mobile, Al, Corey Andrus of Lafayette, La, Dusty Andrus of Orange, Mike Andrus and wife, Tammy of Sulphur, La, and Brian Andrus of Lafayette.

He is also survived by his Sister, Linda Arceneaux of Atlanta, Ga; step-sister, Marie Mire of Bunkie, La; step-brother, Michael Delafosse of Baton Rouge, La; close friends Tony Lavine and Serena Gaudet; and 13 grandchildren.

Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.