Bill Alcorn, 75, of Orange, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with Mr. John Davis, a minister with the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born in Stanley, N.D., on Oct. 10, 1936, he was the son of James Albert and Elizabeth Cecile (Hollingsworth) Alcorn.
A longtime resident of Orange, Bill was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired maintenance supervisor with DuPont Sabine River Works in Orange.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, yard work and working at Camp Red Oak Springs in Newton County. More than anything else, Bill loved his family and church family.
Preceded in death by his parents, James and Elizabeth Alcorn; brother, Jimmy Alcorn and sister, Rose Marie Dumas, Bill is survived by his wife, Betty Alcorn of Orange; children, Jayma Delaney and her husband, Dan of Orange, Jodi Young and her husband, Shane of Buna, Jared Alcorn of Orange and grandchildren, Chelsea Gremillion and her husband, Brandon, Sam Delaney and Jaycie and Shelby Young.
Serving as pallbearers will be Louis Nance, Dennis Doggett, Jim McGee, Dean Morphis, Sam Delaney and Brandon Gremillion.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Camp Red Oak Springs, 2455 Commerce Street, Beaumont, Texas 77703.