Allen E. Orr, 87,
of Lafayette, IN, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018.
He was born and
raised in Hamlet, IN.
from Purdue University with a degree in AG Economics in 1954. After a
21-month ROTC tour of duty as a U.S. Army Officer, he moved to Huntington,
IN. Allen worked for Halderman Farm Management Service for 11 years. He then
moved to West Lafayette in 1967 to spend nine years as a Field Marketing Rep
for CIBA Geigy before starting his own business, Allen Orr Farm Real-Estate
in May 1976.
marriage was to Patricia Rusk in August 1953. He is survived by his wife of
30 years, Peggy (Swing) Orr, daughter Cynthia (Orr) Cohn and husband Robert,
daughter-in-law Sakurako Orr, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren,
and family of wife Peggy.
Allen was preceded
in death by his son Thomas K. Orr.
spending time with his family, golfing, and putting his clientsí needs
first. He thoroughly enjoyed engaging in conversation about life and was
passionate about sharing his life experiences in person and through his
writings. Allen will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
Visitation will be
from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service, at 4:00 p.m., on Saturday,
December 1, 2018, at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd.
Private inurnment at Meadow View Cemetery.
contributions can be made to a charity of the donorís choice, in Allenís
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