Brad Morphew, 85, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, Dec. 26, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Deacon Melvin Payne, of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 11:00am.
Born in Orange, on No. 13, 1930, he was the son of Orville Morphew and Marie Morphew Burch. Brad was a loyal West Orange-Stark fan. He enjoyed collecting antique cars and restoring antique furniture with his wife.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Latiolais Morphew; parents and siblings, Donnie Ray Burch and Arlene Jerdee.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Kenneth Slaughter of San Antonio; son and daughter-in-law, Thad Ray and Regina Morphew; son and daughter-in-law, Britt and Jodi Morphew; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Michael Guillot and son and daughter-in-law, Monte and Kelly Morphew, all of Orange.
Brad is also survived by his grandchildren, Oleatha, Tyson, Chad, Kendall, Lexi, Allison, Samantha, Kailey, Mackenzie, Elizabeth and Madeline; along with 11 great-grandchildren and sister, Rose Ayo.
The family would like to give a special thank you to his home health care nurse, Janell.