William F. Orr, 90, of Ellwood City went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at The Grove in New Wilmington.
He was born in Ellwood City on Nov. 25 1928, to the late John R. Orr Sr. and Blanche Rasely Orr. After her death, he was raised by John and Anna Mae Newell Orr.
He was a longtime active member of Park Alliance Church, where he served on the church board and was a trustee and elder.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, M. Eleanor Jessop Orr.
Also surviving are a daughter and a son. Diane Orr Peters of Hermitage and Douglas (Melodee) Orr of Midland City, Alabama; two sisters, Marlene (LeRoy) Dierfield of New Castle and Carol Lee Michael of Connoquenessing, Pennsylvania; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Dwight Orr on July 14, 1973; a brother, J. Robert Orr Jr.; and a great-grandson, Jamisen William Gravatte.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth St., Ellwood City.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Park Alliance Church, 701 Jefferson Ave., Ellwood City Pa. 16117, or to the donors' favorite charity.
You may sign the guestbook or offer condolences to the family online by visiting www.turnerfh.com.
Published on January 3, 2019