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Dan Max Orr

Ash Flat, AR, 1930 - 2019

Dan Max Orr, 88, was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Ash Flat. He passed away July 8, 2019, in Batesville. Dan was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Air Force. He had been an attorney in Ash Flat since 1971.
He served in leadership roles in the Tri-County and Arkansas Bar Associations, Masonic Lodge, Highland School District Athletic Booster Club, Ash Flat Saddle Club, Hillbilly Horse Show and Tri-County Cattlemen's Associations. He was a strong supporter of the White River Medical Health system, especially the ER and Complex in Cherokee Village. Dan was the legal representative for FNBC Bank and proudly served as Chairman of the Sharp County Democratic Central Committee for many years.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Augustus Durant and Sarah Ellen (Taylor) Orr; sister, Anna Lou Gibson; brothers: Edward Augustus, Robert Taylor, and Charles Melvin Orr; and his wife of 56 years, Nancy (Applegarth) Orr.
Survivors include son, Jerry Corbit; many other relatives; and thousands of youth and adults positively influenced and impacted by Dan.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Ash Flat Church of Christ with funeral and Masonic rites to follow beginning at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Old Baptist Cemetery at Ash Flat with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Ash Flat Senior Center, New Evening Shade Masonic Lodge #744, and Ruff Riders 4-H Club. Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.

Published July 11, 2019

Tri-County Funeral Home
1540 Highway 62 412, P.O. Box 665, Hardy, AR
Phone: 870-856-2705