Clifford Lionel Pendleton, 81, of Orange passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, in Beaumont, and is now rejoicing with the Lord.

A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Ozark Cemetery in Joplin, MO. Officiating will be The Rev. David Wagner of Community Church in Orange

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

In 1975, he became the founder and owner of Plano Honda Motorcycles. He enjoyed singing in several different groups with the churches he attended and often played the piano and ukulele in lobbies of hospitals and nursing homes. Most recently he was a faithful and active member of Community Church in Orange. More than anything, Mr. Pendleton was a true servant of the Lord and had the heart of a giver.

Mr. Pendleton was born Aug. 21, 1930 in Borger, TX and was the youngest son of the late Clifford Lionel and Dorothy (Dunlap) Pendleton. He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Gene Pendleton, Pat Simon, Rozanne Nance and Polly Pendleton.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Brooksie Lee Pendleton of Orange; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Karla Pendleton of Silverton, CO; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and David Wagner of Orange; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Lindell Pendleton of Dallas, and numerous nieces and nephews.