Arthur “Buddy” William LaBleu, age 78, of Orange, Texas, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Funeral services, under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home, will be held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, Texas, with Brother Tim Martin officiating services. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM until service time.
Arthur was born in Orange, Texas on December 9, 1942, to parents Arthur “Tobe” LaBleu and Birtie Mae (David) LaBleu. He was a lifelong resident of Orange, Texas where he was known and loved by many. He came to know the love of his life when he met, Verna (Caswell). The couple married on September 10, 1964. They shared 56 years of blissful marriage and made a lifetime of memories. Arthur was a family man whom could always be counted on to provide. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish, hunt and camp, any chance that life allowed. Watching NASCAR and wrestling were also amongst his favorite things to do. Arthur was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and wonderful friend, who will forever be loved and missed by all who knew him.
Arthur is preceded in death by his parents, “Tobe” and Birtie LaBleu, as well as, his sister, Katherine Sue Almaguer.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 56 years, Verna LaBleu; daughter, Sandra Reay; grandchildren, Danielle Hindel and husband Dustin, as well as, Dustin Reay; great grandchildren, Cameron Hindel, Keegan Hindel and Kennedy Hindel.
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