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Born: February 4, 1925

Death: August 11, 2011

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Walter Benjamin Orr

February 4, 1925 - August 11, 2011

Walter Benjamin Orr of Daleville, AL passed away, Thursday, August 11, 2011 in Enterprise. He was 86.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, August 14, 2011 at Daleville Baptist Church with Rev. Judson Waldrop officiating. Burial will follow in Daleville Memorial Gardens with Searcy Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Orr was born in Vardaman, Mississippi, February 4, 1925, to Joseph Andrew Orr and William Clyde Watkins. He was preceded in death in 1994 by his wife of 43 years, Teresa Orr, whom he met and married during World War II. Mr. Orr was a veteran and served his country with 28 honorable years of service to include WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He received numerous medals and commendations including the purple heart and bronze star. He also retired from Civil Service with 18 years instructing aviation maintenance. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family, especially watching his grandson ride motorcycles. He was known and loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his daughter, Lisa Waldner, Daleville, AL; one grandson, Benjamin Waldner, Coffee Springs, AL; and several nieces and nephews.


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