Dale Wayne Wolfford, 34, of Orange passed away Saturday, Jan. 19. A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The funeral service will be on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m., interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Born in Beaumont on Sept. 13, 1978, Dale was the son of Darrell Lee and Vivian (Premeaux) Wolfford. He worked at Home Depot, enjoyed photography and loved camping at the beach.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Victor and Hazel Premeaux; paternal grandparents, Dennis and Ruby Wolfford; uncles, Donnie Wolfford and Delton Wolfford and aunt, Mary Lou Henry.

Dale is survived by his parents, Darrell and Vivian Wolfford of Orange; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Sandra Wolfford of Mauriceville; brother, Darrell Lynn Wolfford of Orangefield; and nieces, Amber Rider and husband, Brandon of Eunice, LA, Chassidy Wolfford of Mauriceville, Courtney Wolfford and Catie Wolfford both of Orangefield.

He is also survived by his great nephews and nieces, Braden Rider, Jace Ramirez and Madison Sonier and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who all love him dearly.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bryer Lowe, Efrain Ramirez, Brandon Rider, Patrick Wolfford, Darrell Lynn Wolfford and Troy Burton. Honorary pallbearer will be Dennis Wolfford.