Elmer Henry Orr (THOMSON, Ga.)

THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Elmer Henry Orr of Howard Road in Thomson died on April 5, 2008. He was 62 years old. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 10, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at The Poteet Funeral Homes, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta. Mr. Orr will be cremated and a private committal service will be held at a later date. Mr. Orr is survived by his wife, Lecia M. Orr; son, James Orr; step- son, Taylor Medeiros; step-daughter, Jessica Medeiros; sisters, Nancy Orr and Brenda Orr; his brother, Dudley Orr. Mr. Orr was retired from the United States Army as an E7. He served two tours in the Vietnam War and received two purple hearts. The Poteet Funeral Homes, West Chapel, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta, 706-860-0009 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 8, 2008