William Thomas Orr, Sr

February 3, 1946 - September 3, 2022
William Thomas Orr, Sr

William Thomas Orr, Sr., 76, of Irondale, OH passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Trinity West Medical Center in Steubenville. 

Bill was born in East Liverpool on February 3, 1946, the son of the late Paul and Olive (Mick) Orr. He was a 1965 graduate of Wellsville High School. Then, he proudly joined the US Air Force and became a VietNam Veteran. Bill was also a journeyman machinist and retired from TIMET in Toronto, Ohio. On September 19, 1989, Bill married his soul mate Judy Rice Orr, and spent the next 32 years making memories with her until her death on April 21, 2021. Bill was also a member of the Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church in Wellsville.

Bill is survived by his five children: Douglas Fredrick Orr, Travis William Orr, William Thomas Orr II, Gordon Bruce Black, and Shannon Rae Watters. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Devin, Kendra, Zoe, Wyatt, Emily, and Benjamin.

Along with his parents and wife, Bill was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers-in-laws: Virginia and Richard Crews and Ruth and Al Burrows.

Visitation will be held from 10AM-12PM, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel located at 509 Riverside Avenue, Wellsville. The funeral will follow at 12PM.  Bill will be laid to rest, next to his wife, at Yellow Creek Cemetery in Wellsville.

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  • September 06, 2022
    Karen & Don Elliott says:
    So sorry to hear of Bills passing.

  • September 06, 2022
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of William Thomas Orr Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Air Force Veteran, William Thomas Orr Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †