Joseph “Joey” David Krout III, 78, of Orange, died Friday, Jan. 20, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.

Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, prior to the funeral service.

Born in Camden, NJ, on Dec. 4, 1933, Joey was the son of Joseph David Krout, Jr. and Helen Viola (Hanner) Krout. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a Senior Technician for DuPont for 33 years. Joey was a member of the LSBA Long Star Bow Hunters Association and a lifetime member of the NRA.

Preceded in death by his son, Joseph David Krout IV, Joey is survived by his wife, Shirley Teresa Broussard Krout of Orange; sister, Joan Delores Tucker and husband, Earl of Austin; nieces and nephew, Karen Fuentes and husband, Manuel of Austin, Robin Shepherd and husband, Brad of New Braunfels, David Tucker and wife, Carrie of Alabama.

Other survivors include, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Juanita and Willie Soape of Orange, Jimmy and Emily Broussard of Fannett, Richard and Rella Gardiner of LaGrange, and Audrey Fields of Orange; cousin, Edward Lowe of Florida; great-nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Todd Soape, Cody Soape, Gene Fields, Chase Cromartie, Ty Cromartie and Bryant Fuselier. Honorary Pallbearer will be David Tucker.