Frederick "Bud" Orr, Jr., 91, passed away on April 12, 2017
Frederick “Bud” L. Orr, Jr., 91, passed away on April 12, 2017 at El Dorado Health and Rehabilitation.
Bud’s family will gather with friends from 5-7 p.m., with rosary at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday by Father Brian Bebak at St. John’s Catholic Church. Burial with military honors will be at Sunset Lawns Cemtery, El Dorado.
Bud was born on March 29, 1926 in Howard, Kan., the son of Frederick L. and Georgia L. (Metz) Orr, Sr. Bud was a graduate of El Dorado High School and he served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Betty Ann Carter on Dec. 31, 1949 in Rose Hill Park, NJ. Bud worked for Becker Trucking as a driver for many years. He was a faithful parishioner of St. John’s Catholic Church. He was a member of the El Dorado VFW Post and the American Legion.
His greatest joy was his family which includes: his children, Ray C. (Pamela) Smith of Osage Beach, Mo., and Ann E. Orr of Camdenton, Mo.; grandchild, Jenny Jo (Andrew) Olson of Olathe; great-grandchildren, Sydney, Kohlton, Kameron, Brock, Eli and Mallory; his sister, Ada Helmer of Augusta.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Betty on March 12, 2017; sisters, Marian (Robert) Montgomery and Margaret (Jim) Morris; brother, Jack (Billie) Orr; and brother in law Vern Helmer.
Memorial contributions in Bud’s name may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans. Sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Bud at www.carlsonkirbymorris.com.