Gary “Wayne” Currie,75,Orange
Wayne Currie, 75, of Orange, Texas, passed away on August 21, 2019, in Beaumont, Texas.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Little Cypress Baptist Church. Officiating will be Reverend David Turner. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m.
Born in Kinder, Louisiana, on April 9, 1944, he was the son of John Currie and Martha (Harvey) Currie. Wayne attended Bridge City High School and Lamar University. He worked as an engineer and draftsman for Levingston Shipyard for 23 years, and later went to work for Huntsman. Wayne was a faithful member of Little Cypress Baptist Church and volunteered with the stewardship committee. He enjoyed collecting Texaco items, watching the Blues Brothers and old western shows on TV, and reading. Wayne was a master gardener and also enjoyed birdwatching. He was a family man, and loved to spend time with his loved ones. Wayne will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Currie; his late wife, Mariam (Ouida) Currie; his granddaughter, Abbey Case; and his brother, Phillip Currie.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Linda Currie; his children, Jeff Morris and wife Karen of Orange, Laura Chapman and husband James of Orange, Robert Currie and wife Mindy of Orange, Lanette Anderson and husband George of Bridge City, and Stacey Case of Palestine; his grandchildren, Heidi Thomas and husband Scott, Tyler Chapman and wife Diana, Chase Chapman and wife Brianna, Sydnie Anderson, Brooke Dixon and husband Todd, Wayne Currie and wife Karen, Peyton McKee, Paige McKee, Caleb Anderson and wife Carly, Cameron Anderson and wife Amelia, Keegan Anderson, Autumn Singelton, Walker Case, Parker Case, Valarie Morris, and Joshua Morris; his siblings, Ronnie Currie and wife Barbara, and Vaughn Currie and wife Debbie; and many great-grandchildren and other loving extended family members.
Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons, Tyler Chapman, Chase Chapman, Caleb Anderson, Cameron Anderson, Keegan Anderson, Josh Morris, Parker Case, Walker Case, Peyton McKee, and Wayne Currie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Little Cypress Baptist Church building fund, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, Orange, Texas 77632.