Winford Orr

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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 www.myasthenia.org/howcanihelp/donations

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2, 2013
Winford "Wink" Edmond Orr
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