Travis Clark, 82, of Orange, passed away Feb. 9, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will begin at 1:30 pm Friday, Feb. 12, with funeral services to follow at 3:00 pm at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Barry Jones, Mr. Ben Terry and Mr. Paul Dickerson. A private burial will follow.

Born in Shelby County, Oct. 25, 1933 he was the son of Thomas Clark and Lula (Cook) Clark. Travis was in the United States Army and retired after 30 years from Firestone. He was a member of 9th and Elm Church of Christ, where he was an elder and actively involved in the Keenagers program.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 22 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jaucelle Clark; children, Kathy and Tommy Gunn, and Dwayne and Melissa Clark, all of Orange; grandchildren, Jennifer Staton and husband Jason, of Orange, Justin Hommel and wife Christin, of Katy, Meg Clark, of Orange and Patty Bloodworth and husband James, of Port Arthur; numerous great-grandchildren; special niece, Jammie Bragg and many others that loved him and called him friend.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Tanya Rhodes and the staff of Harbor Hospice for their excellent care during Mr. Clark’s illness.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions, donations can be made to The Keenagers of 9th and Elm Church of Christ, at 202 Border St. Orange, TX 77630.