Lloyd Joseph Richard, 77, of Orange passed away Dec. 8, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Entombment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Leonville, La., Dec. 29, 1934, Lloyd was the son of Alcide and Lucy (Arnaud) Richard. He worked for Spencer-Gulf Chemical and later owned Richard Floor Covering in West Orange. Lloyd enjoyed spending time with his family and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the DERA and the Sunset Country Club. He enjoyed fishing, shrimping, golfing, and gardening. He was well known for his pitching in fast pitch softball.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Gladys Robin; and brother, Floyd Richard.

Lloyd is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Richard; sons and daughters-in-law, Marlon and Kim Richard of Orange, Kenny and Bobbi Richard of Bridge City, Kirk and Karen Richard of Richmond, Jason and Barbara Richard of Orange; and daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Jessie Romero of Orange.

He is also survived by his 16 grandchildren, Amanda DuPrè and husband, Jean, Brooks Richard, Capt. Mitchell Richard, USAF, Holli Colichia and husband, Chris, Luke Richard, Alison Richard, Petty Officer 2nd Class, Ryan Richard, USCG, and wife, Whitney, Samantha Richard, Jillian Richard, Chad Richard, Phillip Richard, Olivia Wagner, Colbi Romero, Derek Richard, Megan Romero, Ashton Wagner.

Also surviving are brothers, Leroy Richard, Clarence Richard, Al Richard, Howard Richard; and sister, Dorothy Guilhas.

Serving as Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 912 West Cherry, Orange, Texas 77630.