Wayne F. Orr, Sr., 83, of Taylorville, IL died at 1:37 pm Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville.

He was born November 21, 1931 in Taylorville the son of Frank H. and Mary F. Durbin. On August 13, 1950 he married Betty L. Spinner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville. She preceded him in death on August 10, 2004. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and was employed by Borg-Warner and Georgia-Pacific/Hopper Paper Company. Later he owned and operated Wayne’s Trim and Upholstery in Taylorville. Wayne was a lifetime member of the Taylorville Knights of Columbus. Wayne loved his family, home, neighbors, friends and St. Mary’s Parish. He was a Pittsburgh Pirates fan and enjoyed fishing the lakes, rivers and parks. He liked feeding the ducks and geese and enjoyed taking pictures and talking to people wherever he was.

Surviving are his children: Wayne F. Orr, Jr and fiancée Kathy Bowman of Taylorville, Donna Cebulski and husband Greg of Taylorville, and Tony Orr and wife Shannon of North Platte, NE. Grandchildren: Lisa Kay Walker, Ryan Orr, Teal Orr, Austin Orr and Abby Orr; Great Grandchildren: Gavin Walker and Garek Walker; Great-great Grandchild: Cambell Walker; Brother: Eddy Marshall of Fr. Myers, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two brothers: Byron Marshall and Bob Marshall.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, February 3, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville with Fr. Alan Hunter officiating. Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday, February 2 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville. There will be a prayer service at 4:45 pm.

Memorials may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic School, 422 S. Washington, Taylorville, IL 62568.


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