James E. Orr Sr.

Service

Date: Fri, June 15, 2018
Start time: 5:00 pm
Location:
Orient United Methodist Church
Address:
124 S Maple Street Orient, Iowa 50858
Arrangements By:
The Cremation Society of Iowa

Visitation

James E. Orr Sr.

James E. Orr Sr., 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at his home in Orient, IA. He was born Apr 12, 1938 in Creston, IA; the son of Arlene Viola (Isenhour) and Russell Martin Orr.

Jim graduated from Creston High School, and was a United States Air Force veteran. He returned to Creston and worked at Montgomery Wards, then worked as an engineer at Burlington Northern Railroad for 30 years before retiring. Jim was a member of the Elks, Eagles, Masons, Audubon Society, the Shriners, and was also a Boy Scout Leader.

He is survived by his children Jim Jr., Richard Kevin, Terri, Tawna, Russell, Tonika, his sister-in-law Sandy Metzger and her husband Dan. Jim enjoyed his time with his 11 precious grandchildren, 8 nieces and nephews, and Gibs his cat.

Jim’s path to the Creator was lit by his wife Hazel, his parents, his sister Sandra, In-laws Floyd and Carrie Johnson and sister-in-law Jeri Graver. Jim shall always be remembered for his loving heart and conspiratorial smile. He was well known for his pranks and jokes, finding new recipes, tech gadgets, woodworking, philanthropy, and entertaining friends and family.

There will be a Celebration of Life ceremony on Fri, Jun 15 at the Orient United Methodist Church from 5-8 pm.

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