James Edward McCorvy Jr., 49, of Orange passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, in Orange.

James was born Aug. 26, 1965 in Port Arthur, to Harriet Faye (John) and James Edward McCorvy Sr.,  and was a lifelong resident of Orange. James was a jack all trades, welder, construction woroker and delivery driver. He was an avid fisherman and loved spending time with his family. James was a loving person who will be missed dearly.

He was preceded in death by nephew, Blake McCorvy and brother in law, Roy Conway.

James is survived by his wife, Lisa Russell McCorvy; and mother and father, James and Harriet McCorvy Sr., all of Orange; children, Hannah McCorvy, Cara and Jason Dowden, Keith Jr. and Heather Carter, Ashley Carter and Cory Sarver; grandchildren, Cheyenne Dowden, Jaxon Dowden, Kyler Sarver, Kaileb Herrera, Brant Hyatt; sisters, Denise Duran and Thomas Foster, Wendy Conway and Robert “Beau” Smith, and Brenda Lund and Thomas “Bubba” Lund, all of Orange; brothers, Michael McCorvy and wife, Maria of Spring, Brian McCorvy and wife, Melissa of Orange, Dennis McCorvy and wife, Vanessa of Spring, Donald McCorvy and wife, Amanda of Sour Lake; aunt and uncle, Ellen and Jack Thornton of Groves; grandmother, Anna McCorvy of Groves. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11:00 am, at Dorman Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Jones officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.