John Guidry Sr., 66, of Orange, passed away on Aug. 11, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Barry Bradley of First Baptist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Parrish Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 13from 6:00-9:00 PM at Claybar Funeral Home.

Born in Orange, on Jan. 12, 1948 he was the son of Leo Guidry Jr. and Mary Ethel (Berwick) Guidry. Johnny served in the U. S. Army and worked as a Longshoreman for ILA Local 22. He enjoyed farming, fishing, cutting hay, and reading.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Rosemary Duggan Guidry, and his brothers, Dan Edward Guidry, Nathan Paul Guidry, and Joseph Leo Guidry.

Johnny is survived by his son, John William Guidry Jr., and daughter, Johanna Guidry Almaguer and husband, Joe, all of Orange; step-daughters, Veronica Lee Broussard of Austin, and Chelene Ball of Starks; sister, Joyce Wheatley of Orange; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three nieces and one nephew; and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project: P. O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.