Cloyd W. “Pete” Mouton, Sr.
Cloyd W. “Pete” Mouton, Sr., 85, of Orange passed away Saturday, April 14, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Warren, pastor of First United Methodist Church. Entombment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Born in Orange on March 20, 1927, Cloyd was the son of Albert J. Mouton, Sr., and Lela (Lee) Mouton. Cloyd was a Seaman 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy, and for 37 years was an instrument mechanic at DuPont SRW. Cloyd was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a charter member of Orange Boat Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, making homemade jelly and working in his garden.
Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister, Cloyd is survived by his wife of 60 years, Bettie Mouton; sons, Cloyd W. Mouton, Jr. and wife, Linda of Orange, David C. Mouton and wife, Patty of Orange, daughters, Terri Mouton Harley of Nederland, and Glenda Mouton of Houston.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Chrissie Mouton, 1st Class Petty Officer Brian Mouton and wife, Sadie, CW2 Brooks Mouton and wife, Karen, Justin Mouton, Devin Harley; great-grandchild, William Cloyd Mouton; sisters, Lela Faye Dallas, Joyce Ann Meads; and brother, Robert L. Mouton.
Serving as Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Chrissie Mouton, 1st Class Petty Officer Brian Mouton, CW2 Brooks Mouton, Justin Mouton, and Devin Harley. Also serving as pallbearer is Bobby Mouton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675,http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.