|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1928|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2011|
LeCLAIRE, Iowa — Robert "Gene" Eugene Orr, 83, of LeClaire, Iowa, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 25, 2011, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport.
Burial in Davenport Memorial Park.
Robert was born July 1, 1928, in Davenport, the son of Benjamin Sr. and Catherine (Wilkins) Orr. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was united in marriage to Dolores Voss on March 12, 1949, in Davenport. He worked as an operating engineer at the Rock Island Arsenal for over 35 years, retiring in 1978. His memberships included: charter member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church; volunteer and first responder for the LeClaire Fire Department; Bettendorf VFW; LeClaire American Legion; Davenport Moose Lodge; LeClaire Civic Club; Ducks Unlimited and he also served as a leader of Troop 46 Boy Scouts of America for 30 years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, especially vegetables which he would give to his friends, golfing and camping.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Dolores, LeClaire; son, David (Carol) Orr, Dubuque, Iowa; grandchildren, Joshua (Julie) Orr; Michael (Lisa) Orr; Daniel Orr; step-grandchildren, Michael (Keri) Hooper, Nick (Teri) Hooper and Teresa (Scott) Brown; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joyce D. (Gary) McGowan, Dayton, Ohio.
His parents and a brother, Benjamin Jr., preceded him in death.
Dolores Jean Voss Orr (1929 - 2014)*
Davenport Memorial Park
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Nov 27, 2011
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