Melvin "Bud" Orr

1931 - 2013

- Veteran WWII - peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the age of 87 years.  Loving husband and best friend to Rita (nee Weiler) for over 65 years.  Devoted father of John and his wife Joye, of Goderich; Richard, of Calgary; and Joyce and her husband David Buchannan, of Wiarton.  Proud grandfather of Andy Orr (wife Christina), Jody (husband Christopher Martin), and John-David Buchannan (wife Elizabeth Peckover); and great-grandfather of Jared and Kayla Orr, Nathan and Ava Martin, Malcolm Buchannan, and Ross and Wyatt Buchannan.  Beloved brother of Opal Dore, of Teeswater, and Marvin Orr (Ruth), of Warkworth.  Sadly missed by his granddaughter-in-law Sleen Wales; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Melvin and Mabel; sisters Helen Henderson and Beatrice Orr; and grandson Bud Buchannan (2012). Friends are invited to celebrate Bud's life on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 2 o'clock at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341.  Visitation one hour prior to service.  Cremation has taken place.  Donations to BPHS Foundation Wiarton, or the RCL Poppy Fund would be appreciated.  Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com
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