Emmett Murl Orr

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Emmett Murl Orr, Age 75 of Villa Rica passed away on Sunday December 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Mary Orr, sisters Valeria Atkins and Mary Cobb, Brothers James, Benny and Frank Orr. 

He was survived by his daughters Karen Cook and Kathy Orr and husband Michael Stover, grandchildren Jason Brooks and his wife Charlotte, Christopher Brooks, Courtney Davis and her husband Justin, Cory Brooks and Katelynn Lewis. Great grandchildren Rylee, Savannah, Connor, Ethan and Paxton, numerous nieces and nephews.

Emmett had a true servant’s heart and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, the citizens of Marietta as Police Officer in the Motors division and was retired from Yellow Freight. He was a member of the Samuel L Lawrence Masonic Lodge and a very active member of the Yaarab Shrine Director’s Staff. 

Emmett enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved riding his motorcycle across the United States and Canada, enjoyed camping and was also a big Nascar fan. Emmett never met a stranger and enjoyed making people smile and laugh. He was one of Santa’s biggest helpers and took great joy in spreading Christmas cheer. 

Memorial service will be held at Creekside Fellowship Church 585 Old Alabama Road, Cartersville, GA 30120 on January 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Abernathy officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to The Shriners Hospitals for Children in memory of Emmett Orr. 

Please send to:

The Shriners Hospitals for Children

C/O: Yaarab Shrine Temple

400 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E.

Atlanta, Ga 30308

5 Comments To "Emmett Murl Orr"

Ivy Hilliard On Jun 23 2020 at 9am
Thank you for your service. RIP Ivelyn Puett Hilliard NCHS Class of 1968 Reply to this comment
David Gaddis On Jun 22 2020 at 3pm
Rest in peace my friend. Thank you for your service to our country and thank you for your friendship. Reply to this comment
The Smith's On Dec 26 2019 at 3pm
Love this sweet man! Will always remember enjoying the Emmett boys and Jack Austin...among others...on our trips to eat at the Acworth Kroger. True treasures and so grateful for our time together. RIP and blessings of peace to the family. Reply to this comment
Amanda Bridges On Dec 26 2019 at 12pm
Rest In Peace dear sweet Emmett. You will be sorely missed by all who knew you. Pat and I will forever cherish our memories of you and wish we could have visited more often. Reply to this comment
Linn Davis On Dec 26 2019 at 3pm
You will forever be missed. I have so many wonderful memories. From Haystack always kind to me and my sister at our Job. Then reconnecting with you at DEGA .You are and always will be an Outstanding Man. Prayers for you family my dear friend
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