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Paul Young, 65, Orange

 

Last updated 1/27/2022 at 12:43pm

Paul Young, 65, of Orange, passed away on January 23, 2022, surrounded by his family in Orange.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 28, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Robert Edwards and Reverend James Corkran.

Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m., Friday, January 28, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Orange, Texas, on April 10, 1956, he was the son of Joe Young and Antoinette (Patronella) Young.

Paul graduated from West Orange high school in 1975. He was a faithful member of True Faith Tabernacle where he faithfully served his Lord. Throughout his life he worked as a welder, inspector, pipeliner, and in various management positions. Paul was employed through Gilbeaux's Towing and McDaniel Technical Services and was a true jack of all trades. He loved music of all kinds and could usually be found jamming out to whatever was on the radio. Paul loved racecars and motorcycles, often spending time building them. He adored his family and friends and nothing made him happier than to be surrounded by them. Paul loved crawfish and crabs, spending his days crabbing or hosting boils, where everyone was invited. He left an impact on each and every person he met and will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Antoinette Young; brother, Larry Young; niece, Kimberly Lovell; and mother-in-law, Vera Brister Hughes.

He is survived by the love of his life and loving wife of 37 years, Janetta Young; daughters, Phala Young Hurst and husband Dakota of Orange and Miyah Young; grandchildren, Faith Rose Hurst, Dakota "D.J." Hurst Jr.; brother, Bobby Young; sister, Gloria Lovell and husband Tommy; father-in-law, Edgar LaBle, Jr.; best friends, Mike Culpepper, Crystal Hodges and Tim Hodges; along with several nieces, nephews, and other loving family.

Serving as pallbearers will be Dakota Hurst, Sr., Korey Valka, Tim Hodges, Derrick Vadilla, John Myers and Matthew Williams.

Honorary pallbearers are Mike Culpepper, Tommy Elizondo and Greg Henry.

Paul's family would like to extend a special thank you to Mike, Crystal and Tim for the loving care they showed him.

 

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