Winford Orr

Winford "Wink" Edmond Orr, age 85, of Winder passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013.

During his life, he attended Union Baptist Church. Wink was a graduate of Winder Barrow High School where he played football. He went on to attend the John Marshall School of Law. From 1945-1959 he served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was a long time local merchant and businessman, and an avid outdoorsman, golfer, and football enthusiast. He was preceded in death by his parents, John William Orr, Sr. and Bertha Sauls Orr; and brother, J.W. Orr, Jr.

Survivors include: his wife, LaRue Orr of Winder; his sons, Dr. Stephen (Bonnie) Orr and Mark (Becky) Orr, both of Winder; and seven grandchildren, Asher, Sarahbeth, Evan, Jesslyn, Clint, Clay, and Ben Orr.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m., Thursday, October 3 at Smith Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 4 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Hewatt officiating. Interment will follow the service at Barrow Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Smith Memory Chapel
755 Atlanta Highway Se Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-4553

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2, 2013