James Kenneth Orr "Kenny"

Born in Puryear, TN on January 22, 1947

Departed on December 22, 2020 and resided in Kingston Springs, TN

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Mr. James Kenneth Orr “Kenny”, age 73, of Kingston Springs, TN passed away December 22, 2020, one month shy of his 74th birthday. Mr. Orr was born in Puryear, TN to James Hugh and Donie Catherine Orr. He married the love of his life, Linda, and dearly loved his family. Kenny was a Union Sheet Metal Worker and a proud member of the Local 177 for 54 years. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge of White Bluff and a 32nd degree Shriner. Kenny will be remembered as a lover of old western movies, his weekly visits to Finch’s Store, and even more, his Ford F-1 50 which he kept in pristine shape.

Mr. Orr is predeceased by his parents, James and Donie Orr; brother, Hugh Alton Orr, and son-in-law, C.J. Watson. He is survived by his wife, Linda Orr; daughters, Victoria (Terry) Dillard and Kristen Orr; 2 grandchildren, Travis (Hope) Dillard and Jessica (Sam) Dalton; 5 great grandchildren; and one brother, Gary (Jane) Orr.

Visitation for Mr. Orr will be Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of West Harpeth Funeral Home 6962 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN. Burial will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN. Serving as pallbearers will be Terry Dillard, Travis Dillard, Kem Clark, Kip Clark, Samuel Dalton, and Steve Hutchinson.

The Masonic Service for Mr. Orr will be held at 1:30 p.m., during the time of visitation and just prior to the funeral service.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to follow CDC guidelines in the wearing of masks and social distancing at both the funeral home and graveside.

West Harpeth Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family of Mr. Kenny Orr.

12 Comments to James Kenneth Orr "Kenny"

  1. Libby veach says:

    I am so sorry for yall loss I know it will be hard for yall

  2. Dave Lindsey says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Kenny was a great guy.

  3. Marie Smith says:

    Linda, I am so so sorry. I wish there was something I could say or do to ease your pain. My memories of our times together are so precious to me. Kenny was a caring giving person and a good friend. I can still see him standing by quietly while you were full of you funny antics. I love those memories and am so sorry you are having to go through this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Vicki and Kristen.

  4. Vicky Porter says:

    Linda, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. We all have great memories of Mr Kenny from the banking world in Pegram. Love and please take care. Vicky Porter

  5. Catherine Neumann says:

    Our sympathy, Kristen, to you and your family. Catherine & Terry

  6. Jacqualyn Seib says:

    Uncle Kenny made me feel loved and accepted after 38 years of being separated from my family! Those few days this past summer I will treasure for always.

  7. Sheet Metal Workers Local 177 Nashville, TN. says:

    Sheet Metal Local 177 was saddened to hear of Kenny’s passing. Kenny was a fine sheet metal worker and an asset to our union. He always wanted his work to be done right and it always showed. Kenny will be missed by his family, friends and all the members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 177 that had the privilege of knowing and working with him.

  8. Bill Thompson says:

    Sorry to hear about my Friend and Brother Kenny was a good man got to know him well at Belleview Lodge PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY

  9. Jenny (Clement) Martin says:

    As a child, I spent many nights with this family. Kenny always made me feel welcome. I’m so sorry for your loss, especially this time of year, as I know the pain all too well. Keep the memories close. He will be missed dearly. Prayers for the family.

  10. Pam Freeman says:

    Wally and I are so sorry about your loss. He was such a nice guy always kind and friendly. We will miss seeing him at Finchs!

  11. Dena Smith says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. He was such a kind and sweet man. Linda, Vickie, and Kristi I am so sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband and the greatest dad. I love you all.

  12. Bruce w Martin says:

    Dannette and I are saddened by this news Linda.
    Even though we haven’t seen much of one another lately our school memories of double dates and parking will always be remembered.

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