Jackie Trahan, 46, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16 in Beaumont.

Services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 in the chapel at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jackie was born April 16, 1964 in Jacksonville, Ark. to Jack Ray Trahan, Sr. and Cynthia (Phillips) Trahan. He graduated from Lamar University in 1984 and worked for Xerox Corporation for 26 years. Being an outdoorsman, he really loved to hunt, fish and ride four-wheelers.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, “Gramps” and Joseph W. Trahan and Jewel Phillips and aunt, Ginger Rigby.

Jackie is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Johna Trahan of Brookeland; parents, Jack and Cynthia Trahan of Orange; son, Alex Trahan and daughter, Emily Trahan both of Brookeland. He is also survived by his sister, Kelly Showers and her daughter, Amber both of Groves; mother-in-law, Verda Mae Barnes of Bronson; sister-in-laws, Rhae Jones of Marshall, Charlotte Jean Hamilton of Bridge City, Linda Oswalt of Bridge City and Shelah Way of Port Arthur; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends who all love Jackie.
? In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Trahan Family Benefit Fund at any branch of DuPont Goodrich Federal Credit Union.