Clyde Clarence Orender, Jr.
July 26, 1932 – May 8, 2020

Private graveside funeral services for Clyde Clarence Orender, Jr., 87, of Cairo, GA, will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Rev. Bill Staten will officiate. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. Mr. Orender passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Friday, May 8, 2020.

Mr. Orender was born on July 26, 1932, in Calhoun, LA, to the late Clyde Clarence Orender, Sr. and Jewel Mae Neighbors Orender. He served his country as a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy for over 23 years. On April 8th, 1952, Clyde married the love of his life Deloris Joy Wade Orender. They shared 68 years of Christian marriage. He loved his wife and family deeply. His great delight was to watch his grandchildren and great-grandchildren play. He loved his church family, Faith Christian Center, as well, and enjoyed the many times of fellowship they spent together. He had many hobbies, but making musical instruments topped them all. He was known for the many stringed instruments that he made, most of all, violins.

Survivors include: his wife, Deloris Joy Orender of Cairo, GA; son, Mike Orender (Janine) of Hilliard, FL; daughter, Cheryl Rehberg (Jeff) of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Tara Bilansky (Ori) of Israel, Rachel Armstrong (Adam) of Indianapolis, IN, Vanessa Faircloth of Cairo, GA, Hunter Rehberg (Ashley) of Atsugi, Japan, Stephen Rehberg (Kaitlin) of Niceville, FL, Turner Rehberg of Cairo, GA; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Don Orender (Mary) of North Little Rock, AR, Marion Orender (Bonita) of Benton, AR; sister, Barbara Harris of Centreville, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; sisters, Juanita McClain, Betty Muhleisen; and a brother, Melvin Orender.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Orender’s memory to: Faith Christian Center, P. O. Box 741, Cairo, GA 39828.

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