Jim Hunter, 80, of Orange, passed away March 25, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 29, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Bell. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memori al Gardens in Orange. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Born in Orange, Jan. 5, 1935, he was the son of Roy Maxwell Hunter and Anita (Guillory) Hunter. Jim enjoyed going shrimping and woodworking.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Wanda Sue Hunter; brothers, Byard Hunter and David Hunter and his grandson, Andrew Powell.

Jim is survived by his son, Randy Hunter and wife, Marla of Bridge City; daughter, Denise Granger of West Orange; grandchildren, Michael Powell, Maggie Powell, Amy Powell, James W. Hunter, and Jenny Hunter; great-grandchildren, Nathan Powell and Tony Powell; sister, Wanda Ellis and his brother, Darrell Hunter.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Southeast Texas Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice at 912 W. Cherry Ave. Orange, TX 77630.