Eugene H. "Dude" Orr
Eugene H. “Dude” Orr, 82, of Springfield, died at 1:06 pm, Saturday, July 4, 2015 at home. He was born September 3, 1932 in Virden to Glen and Grace Brooks Orr. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Colleen Lancaster. He married Roberta “Bobbie” Smith on June 11, 1955, and she survives.
Also surviving are his daughter, Mary Ann (Ronnie) Burge of Spaulding; two grandchildren, Shannon (Jim) Clayton and Chad Burge; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Alivia Clayton, one sister, Shirley (Dick) Kanstiener of Quincy; five brothers, Glenn Orr, Jr. of Altamont Springs, FL, Donnie Orr of Las Vegas, NV, Jim Orr of Girard, Bill (Marsha) Orr of Girard, and Carl (Myra) of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eugene was a resident of Springfield since 1958. He was a United States Army veteran. He was employed as a maintenance man at Capital City Shopping Center. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Visitation: 4-6 pm, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 6 pm, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend John E. Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.