Kenneth R. Lumpkin, 63, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. A graveside service will take place at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery on Irving St. at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30. Officiating the service will be Barry Jones from Ninth and Elm Church of Christ. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 29 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Texas City, on July 20, 1947, Ken was the son of Robert Lumpkin and Francis Lumpkin Jones. He served in the National Guard reserves and loved the outdoors and fishing. He was an avid guitarist and enjoyed spending time with his family. He adored his grandchildren, and will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by both his father and mother.

Ken is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marilyn (Lyn) of Orange; son, Terry Lumpkin and his wife, Penny; daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Paul Dickerson, Janice and Troy Green; and six grandchildren, Mark Lumpkin, Tylor Porter, Jeremy Lumpkin, Lauren and Jessica Dickerson and Megan Green.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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