Carl L. Orr

Born: Tue., Apr. 28, 1953
Died: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 04, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Nov. 05, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Carl L. Orr, 62, of Quincy, died at 5:52 p.m. Saturday (October 31, 2015) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born April 28, 1953 in Quincy, Carl was the son of Francis M. and Carlene "Mom" Hall Orr.  He married Dianna S. Berry Bristol on August 5, 1988 in Palmyra, Missouri.  She survives.

   Mr. Orr served his country as a Sergeant in the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

   An avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, Carl also enjoyed listening to Blues music, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.

   A 1971 graduate of Quincy High School and 1977 graduate of Quincy Technical School, Carl was employed as a draftsman and design engineer for Harris Corporation for 28 years until his retirement.

   Survivors include his wife, Dianna; a daughter, Janae Robertson (Andrew) of Palmyra, MO; a son, Eric Bristol of Quincy; six grandchildren, Andy, Amber, Ethan, Carley, Bailey and Kenady; a great granddaughter, Olivia; four brothers, James E. Orr (Kim) of Fowler, IL, Gary L. Orr of Lake Worth, FL, Steven K. Orr (Carleen) of Quincy and Bruce A. Orr (Peggy) of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Carl was preceded in death by his parents; and a nephew, Chase Orr.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Devin Cashman officiating.  Burial with Military Honors by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.

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Melinda favre
   Posted Tue November 03, 2015
Miss Di, I'm so very sorry to hear of the passing of Carl. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mary Cannell
   Posted Wed November 04, 2015
Diana, So sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Mary & Bruce Cannell

Ken and Patti Hermann
   Posted Wed November 04, 2015
Dianna, Janae and family,

We were so sorry to hear about Carl, please know that you all have been in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all at this difficult time.

Marjorie Hyer
   Posted Wed November 04, 2015
Diana, I am sending my love and sympathy to you dear friend at FBT so many years ago. May God be with you and yours. Love Marge

Wanda Welker
   Posted Thu November 05, 2015
My heartfelt sympathy to the Orr family.

Karen (Orr) Gallagher
   Posted Thu November 05, 2015
Diana and family I was shocked to hear about Carls passing. But be comforted in knowing he is a far better place now and he will be looking on you. Just know he will always live in your hearts.

Everet Reddick
   Posted Fri November 06, 2015
My deepest sympathies to the Orr family.

Vckie Nokes
   Posted Sun November 08, 2015
Dear family, my heartfelt expressions of love. You all are going through a lot right now. Please Dear Lord will you lend them a helping hand to get through these trials

Ms, Di I am thinking of you.


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