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William Orr

January 6, 1950 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 72)


William Orr, 72 of the Cross Creek Community of Robbinsville, NC passed away, Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Vero Health and Rehabilitation center in Sylva, NC.

          He was a native of Graham County and the son of the late Archie and Mexie Orr.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his foster Mother, Mary Elizabeth Orr and brother, Gary Orr of Andrews, NC.

          William enjoyed hunting, fishing, and living in our small mountain community.

          He is survived by his sisters, Frances Garrison, Gail Underwood both of Robbinsville, NC, Irene Lamb of Hollow Rock, TN, sister-in-law, Tina Orr of Andrews, NC and special friends, Harry Lee and Sue Adams and their sons Robert and Jesse who were like family.  Several nephews, cousins and a lot of friends also survive him.

          Plans for a Memorial service will be announced later.  Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Orr family.  An online register is available at


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