Robert Eugene Orr,  78, of Taylorville, passed away on March 20, 2014 at 11:15 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL. He was born on December 29, 1935 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Harry and Myrtle (Mills) Orr. Mr. Orr served his country in the United States Army as a Sergeant. E-5. He retired from Firestone in Decatur, IL.

He is survived by his brothers: Harry (Juanita) Orr, Ronald (Betty) Orr and Richard Orr all of Taylorville, IL, Roger (Retha) Orr of Shelbyville, IL; sisters: JoAnn (Owen) Harper, Karen (Tom) Harvell, Pamela (Ron) Jacobs all of Taylorville, IL and Donna (Rodger) Lefever of Edinburg, IL; sister-in-law: Janet Orr of Taylorville, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins He was preceded in passing by his parents, brother, Larry Orr and sister, Mary Durbin in infancy.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 25, 2014  from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating.  Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL with Military Honors by: American Legion Post #73, AMVETS Post #29, VFW Post #4495 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral and Honors Detail.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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