Claude Felton Fitts Jr., 78, of Orange passed away April 2, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Claude was born in Kilgore, on Aug. 12, 1936 to parents Doris (Howell) and Claude Felton Fitts Sr..He lived in the Orange area for 50 plus years and worked many years as a cook in the oilfields and offshore. Claude enjoyed going fishing and spending time with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris and Claude Fitts Sr..
Claude is survived by his children, Lisa Fitts and Robbie Fitts. He is also survived by his friends, Ty Myers, Jeanett and Woody Neyland, Stoney Myers, Mitzi Babcock and Johnny Shelton
Visitation will be held Monday, April 6, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 7, at 2:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
A gathering of friends will be held at Kings Tavern, 807 Simions Dr. Orange, after the services on Tuesday.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.