Funeral services for Mr. William Eugene "Billy Gene" Orr, 78, will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William McClain and Rev. Tommy Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in Harmony Cemetery, Macedonia, Arkansas under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation will be held today (Thursday) from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Billy Gene was born Oct. 2, 1934 in Shreveport to Eugene Samuel and Syble Nickerson Orr and passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in Bossier City.
He was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of the Methodist faith and was retired from International Paper Company with 38 years of service.
Billy Gene loved sports and had been very active in the community with baseball. He also serviced his country as a U.S. Air Force veteran. Billy Gene was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra Whitlow Orr; sons, Geoffrey Orr, Jonathan Orr and wife, Terri, Patrick Orr and wife, Nickey, all of Springhill; grandchildren, Andrea, Stephen, Tyler, Sarah Beth, Camyrn, Riley, Eliot, Jordan, Marley and sister, Hazel Orr of Cullen.
Billy Gene was preceded in death by his parents.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy Thompson, Billy Hilburn, Jess Aycock, Ron Woodard, James Pafford, Marty Whitlow, Mikey Whitlow and David Washington.
Honorary pallbearers will be G.T. Buckner and Ernest Gore.
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