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Donald Eugene Orr

Donald Eugene Orr, age 73, of Aiken, S. C., beloved husband for 53 years to Deanne Rushton Orr and son of the late Jerry B. and the late Katie Boatwright Orr, entered into eternal rest at the University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. on Saturday, June 27, 2020. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Dee Dee Orr (Les) Perry; a son Ryan E. (Michelle) Orr; sister, Sandra Orr (Gene) Fox and five grandchildren, Lee Perry, Lillian Orr, Davis Perry, Benton Orr and Amelia Orr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry C. Orr and his father and mother-in-law, Clarence and Lula Mae Rushton. He was born in Sandersville, Ga., but has been a lifelong resident of Aiken County. He was a proud 1965 graduate of Aiken High School. He was a member of North Aiken Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of Masonic Lodge 156 AFM, The Aiken Shrine Club and a Charter Member of Jamil Temple. He retired as an Accounting Project Manager from Procter & Gamble in Augusta, Ga. after 32 years of dedicated service. He also served in the National Guard of S. C. Army Reserve. Don, as he was fondly known to many, was also an Honorary Member of the Statler Brothers Band-The Cowboy Symphony Orchestra. He enjoyed cars, working in his workshop and of course his retirement. He was a loving husband, brother, father and grandfather who shall be greatly missed by his family and all whose lives he touched during the 73 precious years that God granted him on this earth. Earth’s loss is truly Heaven’s gain. A graveside service, celebrating his life, will be conducted at the Graniteville Cemetery on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Derrick Cutter and Rev. Kenny Murphy officiating. Due to Covid-19, social distancing shall be observed at the Cemetery. The Music will be provided by Jimmy Fortune. The Pallbearers will be Darren, Dean, Michael, Mark, Jason and Damon Rushton and Tim Smith. There will be no formal visitation at the Funeral Home. Memorials, in his honor, may be made to University Healthcare Foundation at 2260 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, Ga. 30904 or to Mercy Church, 2700 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, S.C. 29803. The family would like to say a heartfelt “Thank You” to the Doctors and nurses on floor 10-West at University Hospital for the wonderful care that they extended to their loved one during his stary there. Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main Street. Graniteville SC, 29829 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. You may sign the guest registry at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com


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Donald and Jerry were friends of mine from Aiken High School. I am so sad to hear of Donalds death.

Carolyn Willis Williams Aug 2 2020 12:00 AM

Our though and prayers are with you all.

Rep Bill and Donna Taylor Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

I remember so well that blonde headed little boy getting on the school bus. Donald was always a southern gentleman. Graduated with him at our great Aiken High. Always will be remembered. Prayers for all.

Gail P. Toole Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

Donald was a good friend and he will be so missed by Alan and I. My Love to Dee Anne, Dee Dee, Ryan and the grandchildren he loved so much. Sending all of our love to you all.

Debbie Morrow Davis Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM

Donald and I were friends and classmates at Aiken Jr. High and Aiken High Class of '65. Please know all of his family are in my thoughts and prayers. Ann Smith Humphreville

Ann Smith Humphreville Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM

Sending our deepest sympathy to Deanne and all of the Orr Family. May God Wrap His Strong Loving Arms around you all and Grant you Peace and Comfort as only He Can. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

John and Christine Looney Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM

What a sweet sweet man ! The short time I helped take care of him he was A very humble sweetheart!! Praying for your family !! Jessica D 10 west

Jessica Jun 28 2020 12:00 AM

My Sympathy and Prayers go out to all the Orr Family.

Emily Goodwin Eubanks
Aiken, S.C.

Emily Goodwin Eubanks Jun 28 2020 12:00 AM