Robert Claiborne Mann, age 89 of Orange, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Beaumont, Texas. Services to honor Robert’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange. Family and friends will gather for a visitation one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Robert was born on February 21, 1930 in Dussett, Texas to Emma Bendy Mann and James Claude Mann. Robert proudly served in the United States Army. Robert worked for over 35 years and retired from Texaco / Motiva. He was the “Ultimate Handyman”, who enjoyed yard work and restoring car. Robert loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Emma Mann, sisters Marjorie Jackson and Thelma Van Slyke and grandson Jason ray Bowsher.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, Betty Mann of Orange, TX, sons, Billy Ray Bowsher of Mauriceville and Robert Allen Mann of Orange, TX, daughter Milinda Nation of Orangefield, TX, great grandson Jason Ray Malley and great-great granddaughter Christina Malley.