- Deceased's name: Clifford “Wes” Orr
- Age: 64
- Date: Oct. 1, 2012
- Hometown: Huntley
- Survived by: loving wife, Judy of Huntley, his devoted son and best friend, Keith (Jen) Orr of St. Charles, his devoted daughter, Lisa (Raffaele) Druetta of Huntley, he was the proud Papa of Serafina, Westly, Cristina, Matthew & Colin.
Clifford “Wes” Orr, 64 of Huntley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on October 1.
He was born November 29, 1947 in Lawrence, Kansas, the son of Albert and Mildred (Johnson) Orr. He moved with his family at an early age to Chicago and had to quit school early to help support his family. He was drafted into the United States Army during Vietnam and was stationed in Germany.
He was united in marriage to Judith A. Paolini on October 24, 1970. The couple made their home in Chicago and Wes worked in the vending machine repair business and later as a route driver for Alpha Bakery, retiring in 2007. He was a very dedicated man who was an extremely hard worker.
Wes especially enjoyed his grandchildren, driving his granddaughters to school and their many activities, as well as, wrestling with his grandsons. He was known for teaching them countless mischievous deeds. He enjoyed the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears, fishing and golf.
He is also survived and remembered as the caring brother of Patricia Orr and Iris (Roger) Doss of Hoffman Estates & Bud (Judy) Orr of Missouri and he was the loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Wayne and Billy Orr, his sister, Donna and her husband, Shelly Sherman.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 5th from 4 to 9 p.m. and the service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, at the DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral & Cremation Service, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wes Orr Memorial Fund. For more information please call 847-515-8772.
Online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com