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Russell L. Orr

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[July 11, 2014]  STANFORD - Russell L. Orr, 86, of Stanford, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at his home.

Visitation:  5 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta.Pending

Service: Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral home: Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta


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 officiating

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.

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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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