James B. "Jim" Orr, 81, of Quincy passed away at 12:05 a. m. Sunday (August 18, 2019) in his home.
Born July 28, 1938 in Quincy, Jim was the son of Howard and Neva Campbell Orr. He married Jeannine Nicloy on February 14, 1975 in Quincy. She survives.
Jim served his country in the U. S. Army Reserves from 1961 to 1967. He was employed at Electric Wheel in Quincy for 24 1/2 years, retiring when the company closed the Quincy facility.
Jim was a avid Philadelphia Phillies fan since high school and a Kansas Jayhawk fan. He and Jeannine enjoyed attending Southern Gospel music concerts over the years.
Jim shared his faith with others at Grandview Church. He was a very quiet and humble man who believed there was nothing more important than having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He believed the Bible is the absolute and true word of God.
Survivors include his wife, Jeannine; a brother in law, Roger Nicloy (Mary) of Waukesha, WI; a sister in law, Nancy Godwin of Aurora, CO; two nephews, Russ Nicloy (Emily) of Waukesha, WI and Mike Nicloy (Angela) of Mukwonago, WI; two nieces, Susan Godwin of Salt Lake City, UT and Sara Devlin (Zach) of Aurora, CO; one great niece and six great nephews.
Mr. Orr was preceded in death by his parents; his step father, John Veach; a brother in law, Jim Godwin; a step brother, Roger Veach; and a step sister, Maxine Sim.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Thomas officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.
Private burial with Military Honors will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Grandview Church or the Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch.
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