Louis Junior Orr was born September 17, 1947, to George and Francis C. Orr in Roosevelt City, Alabama. He attended Dunbar Elementary and J.S. Abrams High School, a member of the Class of 1967. After high school he attended Lawson State Community College.
Louis confessed Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He was baptized at Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ. He later joined First Baptist Carver in Bessemer, AL. His final church home was Saint John Independent Methodist Church, first under the leadership of Rev. David Warren and then Rev. Roderick Boles, where he served as the Chief Usher until his health failed.
He proudly served his country by joining the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged. Upon returning home he was employed with Hackney Manufacturing, Mulga Mines, Drummond Mines and Southern Ductile.
Louis was united in Holy Matrimony to Marion Tolbert on August 22, 1980. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Francis Orr: two brothers, Arthur Benjamin and Eugene Davis both of New York; three sisters Beverly Stewart, Clara Orr and Mary Orr.
On March 31, 2020, an angel came and whispered “Soldier you fought a good fight come and take your rest”.
Louis leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted wife, Marion Orr; three daughters, Catherine Ford of Chicago, IL, Sanquenetta Rembert (Gary) of Bessemer, AL and Tawanda Taylor (Reginald) of Helena, AL; one loving sister, Angela Orr of Birmingham, AL and one brother, Gus Orr (Zelma) of Bowling Green, KY; three granddaughters, Courtnay Orr, Jhabri Hughes and Jacquayla Howard; one grandson, Jaynia Rembert; one great grandson, Brayden Hester; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.