Edgar “Ed” Allen Orr
Edgar “Ed” Allen Orr, 80, of Wallace, WV passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023, at United Hospital Center. He was born on April 18, 1943 in St. Clairsville, OH to the late Albert Leslie Orr and Lydia Edwin (Francis) Orr.
Ed worked as a coal miner for 18 years at Glory Coal. He also worked at Wholesale Tire and was a truck driver. He enjoyed weed eating, mowing grass, fishing, hunting, having cookouts, spending time with family and watching westerns. Ed was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wallace.
Ed is survived by his loving wife, of 57 years Judy (Shaw) Orr. They were married on November 18th 1965. Also, his son Daniel “Danny” Orr of Wallace: two daughters: Renee “Sissy” Judy Orr of Wallace and Becky Batton and her husband Jacob of Wallace. Grandchildren: William “Billy” and companion Candy, Robert “Bobby” and wife Stacey, Ryan and companion Ashley all Adams, Cheyenne Batton and step grandson, Larry Saunders. Great grandchildren: Rylan, Corbin, Trenton, RJ, Levi, Ariana, Ryanna, Aden, Angel all Adams and step great granddaughter, April Saunders. Special family members: Truman “Butch” and Carol Shaw, Ruthie Sendling, Jimmy Orr, Dave Bennett and companion Joyce Luchuck, Larry and Debbie Bennett; sister, Freda Clark of Canton, OH, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Harvey Orr and wife Betty, Dempsey Orr and wife Mary, Clem Orr and wife Betty, Bernice Jacobs and husband Bill, Dale Orr and wife Sue, Mary Smily and husband Leo, Leslie Orr, Jr. and wife Ellen, Shirley Brown and husband David, Martha DeBertrand and husband Ernie, Helen Kimball and husband Walter, Tate Clark and daughter in law, Doris Orr.
A special “Thanks” to Pastor Mark Greaver and his wife Sherry.
Family will receive friends at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston, WV, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 11:00 am with Pastor Mark Greaver officiating. Interment to follow at Lions Cemetery in Wallace, WV.
Online condolences can be made on www.DorseyFuneralHomeWV.com. Dorsey Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Orr family