Ronald James “Ronnie” Estillette, 60, of Port Neches and formerly of Orange, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, at his residence.

Services to remember his life will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Interment and military honors will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orange.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.

Ronnie was born on July 25, 1951 in Ruston, LA to his parents, James Roger Estillette and Grace (Dauzat) Estillette, he was a lifelong resident of the Orange area and had lived in Port Neches for 15 years. He worked as a crane operator in the construction industry with Operator’s Local 450 and was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era serving in Germany.

Ronnie enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing guitar, singing karaoke and he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Ronnie is preceded in death by his father; those who will most cherish his memory are his daughter, Angeliea Williams and husband Eric of Orange; his son, Jeremie Estillette and wife, Kim of Vidor; his mother, Grace Beaty of Port Neches; his brother, Carl M. Estillette and wife, Linda of Bridge City; his grandchildren, Tylor Williams, Regan Williams, Justice Williams, J. T. Estillette and Kallie Estillette; his niece, Crystal Estillette; his nephew, Michael Estillette and his great niece, Erany Estillette.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.dormanfuneral