OBITUARY: Bertram Orr Jr.


Bertram Orr Jr., age 97, passed away on December 25, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, TN. He was a native of Stockton, California and has lived in Rutherford most of his life. Bertram worked building portable skating rinks and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during WWII.

Bertram was preceded in death by his parents, Bertram Steele Orr Sr. and Mae Smith Smotherman; wife, Orbus Davis Orr. He is survived by his daughter, Belinda Dackermann; and grandchildren, Lisa Richardson, and Joe Dackermann.

Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. Friday, December 28, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home. A chapel service will be at 12:00 on Friday with Bro. Charles Ray and Bro. Dan Sala officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with friends and family serving as active pallbearers.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation, 820 S. Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422.

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