Burgis J. “B.J.” Bryan, 93, of Orange, formerly of Badger, California passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008 at the Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. 

A memorial service to remember B.J.’s life will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 1, 2008 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange .  Officiating will be Reverend Rob Fisher, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in

Orange .


on May 6, 1915 in Boynton , Oklahoma to James Edwin and Bessie Pearle

(Burgis) Bryan, he worked as a sales representative in the liquid

plastics industry and was the owner and operator of B. J. B.

Enterprises.  Mr. Bryan enjoyed life and he lived

it to the fullest, he was adventuresome, enjoyed flying airplanes,

riding motorcycles and fixing things.  He had a

wonderful life with his wife, Theressa, he was a member of the Masonic

Lodge in Huntington Beach , California and a member of the Shrine

Temple in San Diego , California .

Mr. Bryan is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Myrna Kay Warfield and his grandson, James Burgis Laro. 


is survived by his loving wife, Theressa H. Bryan of Orange; daughter,

Carrol Ann Laro and husband Carmen of Badger, California;

step-daughters, Dee Culpepper and husband Sam of Orange; and Trish

Sullivan of Acworth, Georgia; fifteen grandchildren, numerous great

grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. 

For those who desire memorial contributions, please make donations to the Harbor Hospice House, 2450 North Major Drive , Beaumont , Texas 77713.