Horace Marion Peveto

Published 4:33 pm Friday, August 12, 2016

Horace Marion Peveto, 86, of Orange, Texas, passed away on August 11, 2016, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Aaron Little, of First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Jett Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange, Texas, on April 8, 1930, he was the son of Horace Marion Peveto, Sr. and Eva Lola Stoffer Peveto. Horace served in the United States Marine Corps. He was the owner and operator of Oak Leaf RV Park, and a member of Texas Association of Campground Owners. He was a volunteer at the McLewis Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Dairy Farmers Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Simon and Glen Peveto.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Peveto; son, Kenneth Dale Peveto and wife Jeanette, of Orange; grandchildren, Jennifer Nicole Alicea and husband Samuel and Crystal Denise Little and husband Aaron; great-grandchildren, Shon Currie, Nicholas Currie, Jonah Little, and Callie Little; and his brothers, Wayne and Sam Peveto.

Serving as pallbearers will be Rex Peveto, Eric Peveto, Brent Peveto, Chris Kite, Brent Fontenot, and Jesse Edgerton. Honorary pallbearers are Freddy Yust and David Roberts.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Autism Speaks at ATTN Web Gift 1060 State Rd., 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 or at www.autismspeaks.org.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and caregivers at Gentiva Hospice for all of their care and support.