Celebration of former Town Council member

Obituary: Danny Lee Orr

Danny L. Orr, 56, of Indianapolis, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 15, 2011. Born May 14, 1955 in Lepanto, Ark. He was the oldest child of Marion Harold Orr and the late Dorothy Ellen Herman Orr. Danny was a loving and caring husband, dedicated father and friend. His devotion and love for his wife, children and family will always be treasured. The loyalty and pride that he had for his community and country will always be remembered.

For 12 years, he was employed by Verizon. He served in the USMC, US Army and US Navy. He also proudly served his community on the Town Council and as leader of the Rocky Ripple Veterans Association.

Mr. Orr is survived by his wife, Deborah Kemp Orr, daughter Karina Orr Lowe of Los Angeles, Calif., son, Daniel Marion Orr of Fayetteville, N.C., father Marion Harold Orr of Jonesboro, Ark., sister Diane Householder of Indianapolis, brother Michael Steven Orr of Pembroke, Fla., and grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

The following arrangements have been made in behalf of Danny:

Wednesday July 20, 2011
Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center
1305 Broad Ripple Ave.; Indianapolis 46220
Visitation 12pm to 2pm
Service 2pm

Rocky Ripple Town Hall
930 W. 54th St.; Indianapolis 46208
Community gathering 3:30pm

The Community Association, along with the Town Board, will host a community gathering/pitch-in late lunch/early dinner to honor Danny Orr.  The gathering will be held beginning approximately at 3:30 pm  Wednesday July 20th at the Town Hall. Everyone is invited to attend.  Please bring a side dish, entree, or dessert of your choice to share.  The community association will provide sandwich trays and soft drinks.  The town hall will open at noon Wednesday for those who wish to drop off food.

A military ceremony will take place at which time a special wreath will be taken from the Town Hall to Veteran’s Park where neighborhood veterans will have an opportunity to offer a final salute to Danny.

Memorial donations may be made to:
Disabled American Veterans; 3725 Alexandria Pike; Cold Spring, KY 41076

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One thought on “Celebration of former Town Council member

  1. Rocky Ripple, Thank you all for the outpouring of love you gave my family through our most difficult time. I feel better in the knowledge that my brother was loved and respected by so many. I will never forget.
    Danny’s little brother,
    Mike

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