Western Avenue Climate Storage located at 2822 Western Avenue in Orange was opened in 2008 by Guy and Jo Ann Priddy.

Guy Priddy was born and raised in Orange. His first work experience was with Priddy Oil, Inc. a family business. Both his parents and grandparents were long term residents and owners of several businesses in Orange. Guy has been self employed for the last 10 years.

Jo Ann Priddy, Guy’s wife, was raised in Port Arthur and Port Neches. She has been self employed for 30 years in Port Neches and Beaumont in several service businesses.

Following Hurricane Rita, Guy and Jo Ann began to pursue the self storage business. Orange had suffered a loss in storage facilities. Both individuals and businesses needed more climate storage facilities. Orange offered a convenient location and friendly community atmosphere to provide a storage service.

They are past members of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce and Texas Apartment Association.

They are current members of the Texas Self Storage Association (TSASA), Texas Federation for the Blind (TFB), and Deaf Blind Multihandicapped Association of Texas) DBMAT)

Their work experience, ownership, and management history include:

Priddy Oil, Inc., Sun Oil, Western Avenue C Store and Laundromat, Shave Ice Delight, Simpson Environmental, Inc., and Westhaven Apartments, Inc.

Please welcome Guy & Jo Ann Priddy and Western Avenue Climate

Storage, LLC as a new member to the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce.