CANALOU -- Curtis Eugene Orr, 66, died at 9:53 a.m. Jan. 8, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Dec. 29, 1945, in Haleyville, Ala., to the late Curtis Orr and Pauline Ergle Orr Metheny, he had worked as a truck driver and mechanic for MFA Oil.
On June 16, 1990, in Matthews, he married Mary Ann Thompson, and she survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Melissa Pappy of Knoxville, Tenn.; six daughters and two sons-in-law, Wendy O'Quinn and Gina Poe of St. Augustine, Fla., Angie and Jeremy Lewis, Stacy Hart and Jennifer and Nathan Dowdy of Canalou and Tonia Smith of Matthews; one sister, Paulette Cobb of Bernie; and 28 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers, one half brother, one half sister, one grandson and his stepfather.
Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Church on the Rock. His cousin, the Rev. Willie Ray McCoy of Illinois will officiate.
Blanchard Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.