Ronnie Theriot, 78, of Orange, passed away May 7, at his home in Orange surrounded by family.

A memorial service will be at 10:00 am, Monday, May 11, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Casey Zimmerman of Friendship Baptist Church in Beaumont. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.

Born in Erath, La., Oct. 1, 1936, he was the son of Rene Theriot and Christine Muzar Theriot. Ronnie loved nature and could fix just about anything. He was loved very much by his wife and family and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rick Theriot and daughter, Robin Theriot.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry Theriot; children, Chris Craig of Orange, Terry Conley of Knoxville, Tn. and Bill Theriot of Silsbee; grandchildren, Josh, Amanda, Adam, April, Allie, Andy, Chas, Michelle, Matt, Taylor, and Brennan; several great-grandchildren and his siblings, Ray Theriot, Bob Theriot, and Pat Hristopolous.

For friends who desire, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wells Fargo Bank account number 1000220000245 in Ronnie’s name.