Fenton A. “Mac” McPherson, 82, of Orange, passed away Oct. 2, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Tom Haas of Grace Lutheran Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Bainbridge, NY, on March 12, 1933, he was the son of Fenton H. McPherson and Elma B. Carey McPherson. Mac graduated from Bainbridge Central High School in 1951. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955. Mac married his beautiful wife, Betty in June of 1955. He worked for Dal Sasso Construction until he retired. Mac will be greatly missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty L. McPherson; parents; brother, Charles McPherson and daughter in law, Darlene McPherson.

He is survived by his children, Ronald McPherson and wife, Kathleen of Bridge City, Katherine Dressel and husband, Ralph “Red” of Beaumont, Kenneth McPherson of West Orange and David McPherson and wife, Michelle of Bridge City; brothers, Nelson McPherson and wife Michelle of Sidney, NY and Richard McPherson and wife, Marlea of Bainbridge, NY; sisters, Barbara Humphrey and husband, Floyd of Afton, NY and Janice Nellis of Sidney; grandchildren, Tambrie McPherson, Aubrie Dees and husband, John, Jacob McPherson, Stephen Dressel and fiancée Fallynn, Tara McPherson and Kristin McPherson; great grandchildren, Cody McGuire, Tyler McGuire, Kyrstin Jordan, Jaslynn Jordan, and Bethany Mae Dressel; step grandchildren, Amber Rae, Rachelle Jean, Meghann Jo, Dusti Dees and Kennadi Dees; step great grandchildren Natallie Mae, Beaux Ramsey and soon to arrive Remi Annette and several nieces and nephews in New York and California.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jacob McPherson, Stephen Dressel, Cody McGuire, Tyler McGuire, John Dees and Dallas Henley.

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