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Joseph Gorden Orr, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1917
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 31, 2003
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA

Mr. Joseph G. Orr, Sr., age 86, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2003. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Mrs. Irene Roach Orr, Buford, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Mac Scales, Buford, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph G. Jr, and Martha Orr, Inman, SC; Stanley and Norma Orr, Mauldin, SC; David and Catherine Orr, Albany, GA; 8 grandchildren, Joseph L. Orr, Jacob Orr, Joshua Orr, Erin Orr, Stephanie Orr, William Orr, Samuel Orr and Andrew Orr, 3 great-grandchildren, sisters and brothers-in-law, Jackie and Bill Kenecht, Dacula, GA; Jean and Woodrow Stancil, Lawrenceville, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Sharon Orr, Lawrenceville, GA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, nurse and special friends, Doug and Cheryl MacMillan, Sugar Hill, GA; Mr. Orr was a native of Gwinnett County, GA, was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in World War II, was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA, after 30 years of service, was a member of U.A.W. Local #10, was a deacon at Sugar Hill Baptist Church, and was a Founding Member of Bogan Road Baptist Church in Buford, GA. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Service for Mr. Joseph G. Orr, Sr., will be held Tuesday, June 3, 2003 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with Rev. Fred Pitts, Rev. Hollis Benefield and Rev. Robert Peevy officiating. Interment in Sugar Hill Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Arrangements by Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, GA. 770-932-1133

June 2, 2003
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 
Family links: 
  Jake Orr (1889 - 1954)
  Buner Vesta Oliver Orr (1890 - 1982)
  Irene Roach Orr (1915 - 2007)
  Charlie T Orr (1910 - 1996)*
  Blanche Orr Harris (1914 - 2000)*
  Joseph Gorden Orr (1917 - 2003)
  Ryman Verner Orr (1925 - 1997)*
  Laura Jean Orr Stancil (1928 - 2014)*
  Jackelyn Dorothea Orr Knecht (1930 - 2010)*
  Bobby Drew Orr (1933 - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
First Baptist Cemetery
Sugar Hill
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
Created by: acpflute
Record added: Mar 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86691249
Joseph Gorden Orr, Sr
Added by: Swangirl
Joseph Gorden Orr, Sr
Added by: Swangirl
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Thank you for your service from a grateful nation. Husband of 5th cousin 3x removed.
- Denny Roach
 Added: Jun. 13, 2012

- acpflute
 Added: Mar. 13, 2012

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