Horace W. Mouton, 90, of Orange, passed away Sept. 8, at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 a.m., Thursday Sept. 11, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange, Ja. 5, 1924, he was the son of Gaston A. Mouton and Josephine M. (Hebert) Mouton. Horace worked as a machinist helper for Livingston Shipbuilders.

Horace is survived by his loving family and caregivers. He was the potter, we were the clay and he molded our lives over the years. Henry and Lana Breaux, Ashley Breaux Flores, Brandon Breaux, Alex LeBlanc, Bethany Breaux. He will be greatly missed by all.

He is also survived by his close friend and Pastor, the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo.  

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on this day. 2 Timothy 4:6-8