Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, at
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta.Pending
Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral home: Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in
Stanford -- Russell L. Orr, 85, of Stanford passed
away on Tuesday evening, July 8, 2104 at his home.
Funeral Services for Mr. Orr will be held Saturday,
July 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Quiram-Peasley
Funeral Home in Atlanta. with Mr. James Gilroy
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00
p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014 at Quiram-Peasley Funeral
Home in Atlanta.
Burial will be in the McLean Cemetery.
Russell is survived by his children: Shirley
(Barney) Potts, Brenda (Artie) Horath, Sherri
(Irvin) Figgins all of Stanford,. and Paula (Mark)
Neuhouse of Bloomington; two sisters: Marilyn June
Smith of Urbana and Bonnie Hitt of St. Joseph; 11
grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, one
great great grandchild..
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie, three
brothers, one son: Thomas Orr and one grandson.
Russell L. Orr was born December 11, 1928 in
Stanford, the son of Ernest and Lillie Rearden Orr.
He married Nellie M. Barr in Stanford on May 7,
1950. She preceded him in death July 24, 2006.
Mr. Orr worked as a Union Carpenter Local # 63 and
Caterpillar. He owned a The Shed II restaurant and
Bar for 26 years. in Stanford. He was a member of
the Stanford Presbyterian Church.
Memorials may be made to Allin Township Ambulance or
Leroy Ambulance Service.
The family would to say a special Thank You to OSF
Home and Hospice Care also Dr. Otic Allen for the
care given to their Father during his illness.
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