Harry William “Pogie” Orr, Jr., 85 of Taylorville, IL passed away at 12:58 PM on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 18, 1930 in Taylorville, IL son of Harry Floyd and Myrtle Lorraine (Mills) Orr. He married Juanita Huffines on August 20, 1952 in Taylorville and she survives him.
He is survived by his wife Juanita Orr of Taylorville, IL, son Harry David (Denise) Orr of Appleton, WI, daughters Regina Daykin of Sycamore, IL, Shelly Ann Orr of Taylorville, IL, Sherry Lynn Miller of Taylorville, 7 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren, brothers Ron (Betty) Orr of Taylorville, IL, Richard Orr of Taylorville, IL, Roger (Retha) Orr of Shelbyville, IL, sisters Joanne (Owen) Harper of Taylorville, IL, Donna (Roger) Lefever of Edinburg, IL, Karen (Tom) Harvel of Taylorville, IL, Pam (Ron) Jacobs of Taylorville, IL, sister-in-law Janet Orr of Taylorville, IL and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Danny William Orr, brothers Robert and Larry Orr, sister Mary Durbin and a sister in infancy Shirley Orr.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, July 3, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL with Reverend Russell Beard officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
“Pogie” had retired after 33 years of service with Georgia Pacific. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and spent every Saturday night that he could at Macon Speedway. He had served his Country in the United States Army in Germany for four years. Most of all, he love and cherished his family and the time he spent with them.
Memorials in his honor may be made to the Seventh Floor Intensive Care Unit at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL and will be received by the funeral home.
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