William "Bill" Orr

Born: Sun., Aug. 12, 1934
Died: Sun., Jun. 28, 2020


Private Interment


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In Loving Memory of
William Freddrick Orr
August 12, 1934 - June 28, 2020



Passed away peacefully at the Mindemoya Hospital on Sunday at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of 62 years of Barbara Anne Orr (nee Fraser)(predeceased).

Loving father of Janice (Marc),
Billy (Anita),
David (predeceased)
and Don (Adeline).

Cherished grandfather of Holley, Amanda, Karly,
Riley and Haley.

Great grandfather to many great grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents Russell and Edna Orr.

Survived by his sisters Minnie and Elsie. Predeceased by his siblings Russell, Carl, Howard, Caroline and Eila.

Bill will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Bill was born in Hornepayne, Ontario and grew up there. He married his wife Barbara of 62 years in Hornepayne. Bill worked for Canadian National Railway for 42 years before retiring to Manitoulin Island.
Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time in the bush.

As per Bill's wishes a private burial will be held on the Island.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary.


Life’s Railroad to Heaven

Life is like a railroad,
With an engineer that’s brave.
We must make the run successful,
From the cradle to the grave.
You will roll up grades of trial,
You will cross the bridge of strife.
See that Christ is your conductor,
On the lightning train of life.
Always mindful of obstructions,
Do not falter, do not fail.
Keep your hand upon the throttle,
And your eye upon the rail

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Brenda and Fred Lorenz
   Posted Sun June 28, 2020
Bill, sorry to hear of you Dad's passing. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family at the time of sadness.

jackie lapierre
   Posted Mon June 29, 2020
So sorry to hear about your loss. Your father was a wonderful man, he gave so much to so many and left all who knew him with special memories. With Deepest Sympathy. Gil and Jackie

Lee Ann Sohm
   Posted Tue June 30, 2020
Love & prayers to the family. Xxooxo

Lee Ann, Robert, Maverick & Aline

Jack Cole
   Posted Tue June 30, 2020
Sorry to hear of Bills passing. will be praying for the family at this time
Uncle Jack

Jen ,Andy and Haven
   Posted Tue June 30, 2020
Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
May God provide you comfort during this time
Rest in paradise

Bethany and Sheldon
   Posted Sun July 05, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear the passing of Bill.
My sincere condolences to the family and friends, he will be truly missed!

Bethany and Sheldon
   Posted Sun July 05, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear the passing of Bill.
My most sincere condolences to the family and friends, he will be truly missed!

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