Ernest Clyde “Paw Paw” Randall, 86, of Orange passed away Monday, Feb. 6, at his residence.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with Brother Richard Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Born in Beaumont on Oct. 1, 1925, Ernest was the son of Ernest Clyde Randall, Sr. and Catherine (Cascio) Randall. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from Texas Gulf Sulphur and North Star Steel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Marie Randall, one sister and one brother.

Ernest is survived by his son, Paul Seales of Port Isabel; daughters, Wanda Walker of Orange, Ronnie Crouch of Groves; and sons, Glen Rowlett of Crystal Beach and Rick Rowlett of Dripping Springs.

He is also survived by his six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Short, Alice Karr and JoAnn Randall, all of Nederland.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Curtis Pennington, Sr., Curtis Pennington, Jr., Caleb Davis, Aaron Davis, Ricky Johnson and Rusty Justice. Honorary Pallbearer will be Chad Reynolds.