He was born in Montgomery County to the late William “Bill” A. and Nancy M. Orange.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Pamela “Pammy” Orange and Susan Burton; a brother, Marvin Orange; and a daughter, Rebecca “Beck Beck” M. Orange-Newberry.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sally Orange of Bassett; brothers Mike Orange, Daniel Orange and wife, Susie, of Christiansburg; daughter April Taylor and companion, Chris McShane of Radford; son Andy Orange of Bassett; stepchildren Heather Johnson and Jamie Johnson of Pembroke; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 1, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doug Reed officiating. Interment followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family received friends prior to the service.