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Sgt Ernest Tracey Orr, II

Sgt Ernest Tracey Orr, II

Birth
Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA
Death 15 Sep 2012 (aged 77)
Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA
Burial Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100335388 · View Source
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Ernest T. Orr, II, age 77, of Port Huron, our beloved father, brother and uncle, went to be with Jesus on September 15, 2012, surrounded by his loved ones, at home.
Ernest was born on July 15, 1935 in Port Huron, to the late Ernest and Lela Orr.
Ernest went into the Army on August 7, 1953 at the age of 18. On July 25, 1955, he re-enlisted. Upon his release from the Army, he moved to Elgin, Illinois, where he worked as a sheet metal worker. He retired at the age of 62 and returned to Michigan in July 2008, where he resided in his childhood home. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion, the V.F.W. and the Eagles.
Ernest is survived by his daughters; Tammy (Dennis) Herrman, Tina Orr and Tracy Honeycutt, 9 grandchildren, brothers; James (Lillian) Orr of New Port Richie, FL, William (Gloria) Orr of Port Huron, sisters; Gloria Lapine – Parker of Port Huron, Darlene (Vern) Norton of Burtchville Twp., Elizabeth (Dan) Bissell of Ludington, nephews; Donald Pringle and Ronald Pringle, both of Kimball Twp., nieces; Tracey Travis (Mike Ellul) of Fort Gratiot, Cheryl (Mike) Filer of Fort Gratiot, Connie (Bill) Hipple of Kimball Twp, Patty (Jeff) Viola of Berkley, Karen ( Harold) Ainsworth of Fort Gratiot, Judy Peters of Perrysburg, OH, great niece; Lisa (Jeff) Nutter of Burtchville, and many more. Also survived by his good friends; Joel Travis, David Foote and Don Brennan. A special thanks to the devoted and caring staff of Seasons Hospice.
He was preceded in death by his first wife; Georgia Lee Trumbla, sisters; Betty Kaupp, Alberta Martin and a brother; David Orr.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on September 20, 2012 at the Allied Veterans Cemetery Columbarium. Pastor Dan Bakay will officiate.
St. Clair County Allied Veterans will conduct Military Honors.
Cremation arrangements by: Jowett Funeral Home – 1634 Lapeer Ave. at 17th St., Port Huron.
Memorial tributes can be made to St. Clair Allied Veterans Council.


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  • Created by: Sam Lindsay, MSgt, USMC, Retired
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100335388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Ernest Tracey Orr, II (15 Jul 1935–15 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100335388, citing Allied Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Sam Lindsay, MSgt, USMC, Retired (contributor 47203802) .