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William Charles Orr

William Charles Orr, born August 17, 1928 in Tekamah, Nebraska, died very peacefully in his home Friday, January 11, 2012. He was surrounded by loving family and friends. Billy, as he was known to his friends, uncle to his nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Corrinne Orr and brother, Donald Orr. He is survived by his brother, Keith Orr and sisters, Patricia Brooks and Darlene Walker. Bill served in the U.S. Air Force August 27, 1946 in the 7th Fighter Squadron 49th Fighter Group as Staff Sergeant and Airplane Maintenance Technician. He was decorated with the Army of Occupational Medal Japan and World War II Victory Medal. Bill was a member of the Kiwanis Club for over fifty years and served as past president. He owned his own company Bill Orr Trenching for thirty four years. Uncle Billy was a kind soul with overwhelming integrity, compassion and love for others. He was a beautiful presence in every life he touched and will be missed but not absent from our hearts. On behalf of our entire family, we would like to express our sincerest love and gratitude for all of your loving support, notes, cards, phone calls and offers of help during this sad time in our lives. You have all lifted our spirits. You are as much of a family to us as you were to him. Funeral Services will be held at A. M. Gamby Funeral Home, 25001 Narbonne Avenue Lomita, CA 90717 @ 2 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013. Graveside Services will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park.Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2013
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