Dirk Lavon Flowers, 59, of Orange, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, peacefully at his home with his family. He was born Sept. 21, 1956, in Pt. Arthur, to Edgar and Dorothy Holder Flowers. He was an active church member and a welder by trade.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Holder Flowers; father-in-law, Gene Smith and a nephew David Flowers.

He is survived by his father, Edgar Flowers; step-mother Bobbie Flowers; wife of 39 years, Missy Smith Flowers; daughters: Rochelle Briggs and her husband Jonah and Charlsey Herin and her husband Jesse; four grandsons, three granddaughters; brothers Randy Flowers and his wife, Maggie and Buddy Flowers and his wife, Linda; sister, Bonnie Koshier and her husband Don; mother-in-law, Ann Smith and her other daughters Dee Foster and Joni Smith and numerous nephews and nieces.

We are very thankful for his doctors and nurses and Altus Hospice for their kind care in our time of need.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 21, at  6:00 pm, at Triumph Church, 1407 S. Hwy. 69, Nederland.