Mr. Charles David Orr a self employed farmer, age 78, passed away at his home in Charleston, MS February 16, 2017. The family will receive friends, Saturday February 18, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS . Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Enid, MS.
Mr. Orr a member of First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS, was also a member of Bear Lake Hunting Club as well as a member of The Ole Miss Alumni Association.
David was a 1960 graduate of Ole Miss where he met Peggie Newman. The couple married on April 22, 1961.
Mr. Orr served in the U.S. Army and his basic training was at Fort Rucker, AL. He began farming in 1974, and was an outstanding farmer.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Peggie Newman Orr of Charleston; a son Craig (Natalie) Orr of Laurel, MS; three grandchildren Eli, Mariana and Chloe all of Laurel, MS.
Mr. Orr is preceded in death by his parents, Charles L. and Pearl Odell Orr and one brother, Thomas Orr.
Family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS.
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