Regan Blake Smitherman, 51, of Orange passed away on Sunday, Dec. 18.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home; with Memorial Service held a 6 p.m. Cremation will follow the services.

He was a native and life long resident of Orange ; born on Dec. 12, 1960 to late parents Joe Hazel (Bourliea) Force and Buford Judson Smitherman. He was employed with Millwrights Local Union #2232 for many years. He enjoyed going hunting and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Buford Smitherman; mother and step-father, Joe Hazel and Frederick Force; grandparents, E. Lee and Jewel L. Smitherman, Paul A. and Isabell Burliea; uncle, Terry Bourliea; aunt, Benny L. Uzee, great uncle, Wilfred Lancon; step brother, Jeff Peveto.

He is survived by his brother, Ronnie Smitherman of Orange , Rick D. Smitherman of Austin; step brothers, Frederick Duane Force and Walter Brent Force both of Austin, William E. Force, Greg Peveto both of Orange; step sister, Lisa G. Maze of Orange; uncles, Bobby and Jo Alice Smitherman, Larry and Rita Faye Buorliea; aunts, Eula Mae Campbell of Orange, Mary Ann and Sidney Staudt of Greenville, S.C.; nieces, Megan Wood, Lauren Smitherman; and nephew, Kyle Smitherman.