Jerome “Jerry” Lowell Gravett, 63, of Orange passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, at his residence.
Jerry was native of Orange; born July 30, 1951 to Marlene Joyce “Sally” (Wagner) and Roland Ralph Gravett. He was a electrician for many years with IBEW Local #479, and was veteran of the Vietnam War, serving his country in the US Army. He enjoyed the outdoors; going fishing, hunting, camping and boating. Jerry was also avid sport fans. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and granddaughter, Makayla Karissa Bacon.
Jerry is survived by his daughter, Tracy Lynn Bacon and husband, Hilton Wayne Jr. of Orange; sons, Rodney Ralph Gravett, and William Leander Gravett, both of Orange, Donald Jerome Gravett and wife, Olivia of Bridge City, Andrew Ezekiel Gravett and wife, Dominique of Charleston, SC, Patrick Frank Gravett of Chicago, IL, and Gregory Allen Gravett of Orange. He is also survived by his sister, Sherry Lynn Harris and husband, Jimmy Don of Mauriceville; brother, Michael Edward Gravett and wife, Cecilia of San Antonio, 10 grandchildren, with a great grandchild on the way.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm, at Dorman Funeral Home.
A Christian burial service will be held Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2:00 pm at the funeral home, with the Rev. George Kidangen officiating. Military honors and interment will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, at the Houston National Cemetery, in Houston, at 12:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School, or the charity of your choice, in the loving memory of Jerome “Jerry” Gravett.