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Richard "Dick" Orr

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Richard "Dick" Orr Obituary
Richard "Dick" Orr


Richard "Dick" Orr, 86, of 303 Francis Ave., husband of Madonna Lee Tyner Walls Orr, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at his home.

Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Charles and Geneva Brown Orr. He was formerly employed with Belk and attended Tremont Church of God. Dick taught ballroom and shag classes at Greenville Tech for seventeen years and was owner/operator of a Fred Astaire dance studio for twenty-one years. He was also a United States Naval veteran.

Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are daughters, Carol Orr Noshkin (Bill) of Burbank, CA, Denise Orr Tichenor (Tom) of Roswell, GA, Piper Orr Loyo of Los Angeles, CA; grandson, Bret Hill of Burbank, CA.

He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Orr and a sister, Ruth Zellner.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Graceland West Cemetery.




Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 30, 2013
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