Alvin “Bear” Wayne Hebert, 66, of Orange, died Thursday, Jan. 24, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 1:30 pm, Sunday, Jan. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Charles Burchett of First Baptist Church in Kirbyville. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens in Nederland.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturday at the funeral home.

Born in Abbeville, La, on July 3, 1946, Alvin was the son of Ovide James Hebert and Marie Joyce (Simon) Hebert. Alvin was proud to have served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam and later worked as a head operator at Motiva. He loved vacationing in Branson, Mo., and was very much a family man. Alvin was the best husband, best friend, son and brother, and the most wonderful father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jim Hebert; brother-in-law, David Rutledge; and grandmother, Ethel Simon.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hebert of Orange; mother, Marie Joyce Hebert of Port Arthur; sons, Alvin Wayne Hebert II and wife, Amy of Orangefield, James “Jimmy” Aaron Hebert of Dallas.

Aso surviving Alvin are grandchildren, Erin Hebert, Austin Hebert, Mason Hebert, Gavin Hebert, Madison Trahan, Brooklyn Thompson, Ashlyn Janaé Hebert, Cadden James Hebert; sisters, Janice Boudreaux and husband, Barry of Kingwood, Donna Hebert Trahan and husband, Matthew of Maurice, Louisiana; and multiple nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Alvin Wayne Hebert II, Marion Rutledge, James Aaron Hebert, Austin Wayne Hebert, Matthew Trahan, and Barry Boudreaux. Honorary pallbearers are Eddie Oltremari, Jerry Oltremari, Joey Simon, Kevin Simon, Bert Bertrand, David Oltremari, Scott Bertrand, Ronnie Rutledge, and Mark Simon.