Larry Lee Duhon, age 84 of Orange, passed away Wednesday, June 1, in Orange. Services will be at 12:00 PM, Saturday, June 4, at Community Church in Orange, with a committal service to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Bridge City. Visitation will be prior to the service, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at Community Church.
Larry was born Thursday, Jan. 21, 1932 to the late Clara Hanks and Willis Earl Duhon in Bessie Heights and was a lifelong resident of Orange. Larry, Staff Sergeant, was an active member of the United States Air Force for four years and served honorably for his country during the Korean conflict. After stepping down from active military duty, Larry worked for 38 years as an electrician for Texaco. He was an active member in his community, where he spent several years volunteering for the Red Cross, contributing to Orange Christian Services and was a member of the Zoning Board for the City of Orange. Larry also worked actively at the Community Church in Orange in the Singles Group ministry, for the Divorce Recovery group and worked in the Emmaus Community for 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara Hanks and Willis Earl Duhon, as well as his two sisters, Iris Duhon Williams and Grace Duhon Fielder; three brothers, John A. Duhon, Edsal Duhon and Earl Duhon.
Larry is survived by his loving wife, Betty Duhon; two daughters Nancy Duhon Hatton and her husband, Michael and Betsy Duhon Davis and her husband, Richard; his grandchildren, Heather Williams and her husband, Amon, Holly-Nan Furlow and her husband, Lonnie, Jeffrey Davis and his wife, Marisa, Philip Davis and his wife, SaraAnne and Olivia Hatton and his great-grandchildren, Hadley, Zachary, Payden, Cameron, Audrey, Austin and Kennedy.
Those honoring the life of Larry Duhon as Pallbearers are Adrian Hebert, David Bridwell, Kirk Petross, Jim Young, Rick Landers and Chad VanDevender.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on behalf of Larry Duhon may be made to Orange Christian Services, 2518 W. Park Ave. Orange, Texas 77630 (409) 886 – 0938 or Community Church 3400 Martin Luther King Dr. Orange, Texas 77632 (409) 883 – 4498.