David Christopher Karasik

Published 6:38 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2016

David Christopher Karasik, 91, of Orange, passed away on June 12, 2016, at his home in Orange.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Kenney Molanders. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Born in New York, New York, on May 1, 1925, He was the son of Albert and Alice Karasik . He served honorably in the United States Navy and afterward was a 55 year member pipefitter for the Local 195 where he retired. Mr. Karasik was a member of the Madison Lodge 126, member of the Scottish Rite Body, and master Mason.  Some of his favorite pastimes were playing dominos and dancing with his wife.

He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife of 66 years, Edith Jean Karasik, of Orange; his children, Steven Karasik, of Austin, Phyllis Guillory and husband, Pat, of Austin, and James “Jimmy” Karasik and wife, Michelle, of Orange; his grandchildren, Chris Guillory and wife, Felicia, Nicholas Karasik, Erin Husband and husband, David, Scott Karasik and Lindsey Karasik; and his great-grandchildren, Leilyn Guillory, and Knox Husband.

Mr. Karasik’s family would like to thank the Texas Total Care Home Health and Hospice for their kindness and compassion, especially Sanford Corley, Emily Allen, Kaley White and the numerous assistants that all helped during this time.