Ray E. Gondron

Published 3:04 pm Monday, May 15, 2017

Ray E. Gondron, 85, of Port Arthur passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.

He was born on September 4, 1931 to Lydia Louvier Gondron and George Gondron in Port Arthur, Texas. Ray was a lifelong resident of Port Arthur and graduated from Bishop Byrne High School. He retired from Local 195 as a pipefitter with 40 years of service.  Ray was a member of Jefferson County Amatuer Radio Controllers (JCARC) for many years. He served as the First Chapter Director of the Golden Triangle /Cowboy Harley Owners Group.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Jo Ann Gondron, his brother, Jerry James Gondron.

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He is survived by numerous cousins and a host of friends.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 1:00 PM till 2:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Service to honor Ray’s life will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday at Clayton Thompson. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.