David Patrick Orr

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

David Patrick Orr, age 68 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, December 31, 2015 in NHC Oakwood Healthcare.

He is survived by life brothers, Robert (Meechie) Biggers, Gaylor (Vivian) Cole, Glenn (Beverly) Adams, and Harry (Barbara) Ford.

Mr. Orr was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and son of the late Ollie B. and Evelyn Welch Orr. He graduated from Verona School, David Libscomp High School, University of Tennessee Knoxville and the School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. He was past president of Lewisburg Rotary Club, Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and Marshall County Tiger Quarterback Club. David was Vice President of Green Seed Company of Gallatin, Tennessee, Vice President of the First National Bank of Nashville, and Bank of America of Lewisburg, and an executive for First Farmers and Merchants Bank of Columbia. He was a former City Manager for Lewisburg and, also, served as a city councilman. His passion was Marshall County High School football and he was known as the "Voice of the Tigers". The press box at Preston Hopkins field was recently named in his honor. He was a member of Westue Church of Christ.

Services will be conducted Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. from Westvue Church of Christ with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Dalton, Colby Biggers, Tim Priest, Joe Thompson, Johnny Adams, Clark Biggers, Alan Brown, Bobby Truelove, Chris McDonald, and John Thomas. Honorary bearers will be Bobby Scott, Baker Woodroof, Ed Hiland, Eddie Green, Dr. David Watts, Tom Clark, Dr. Ken Keller, Duncan Hagemeyer, Tony Lancaster, Elizabeth Fox, Pam Ozment, Sharon Signiago, Lynda Potts, Earnest Henegar, Buddy Sherrod, Tim Garrett, Mike Rose, Tony Rose, Dr. Greg Dugger, David Adams, Jim Miller, Dr. Lucien Simpson, Brent Harshman, Dr. Michael Davidson, Genie Akin Hart, Mary Damon Akin Rogers, Michael Thomlin, Joel Stern, Velvet VanHoose, Curtis Johnson, Steve Turner, George Laws, Lisa Copeland, Angela Brown, Audrey Rogers and all coaching and team members of the Marshall County High School Football team.

Visitation will be held Friday at Westvue Church of Christ from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to your favorite charity.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.