Earl D. Orr, 80, a resident of Ravensdale, WA and former longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on January 28, 2018 at Tacoma General Hospital.
Earl was born on November 1, 1937 in Proctor, MT, the son of Frank & Edith (Hansen) Orr. The family shortly thereafter moved to Concrete where Earl was raised and attended school.
Earl served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and after his honorable discharge in 1963 returned to the Skagit Valley working for Western Farmers, later transferring to the plant in Kent. He later worked for the Tolt High School in Carnation as a custodian until transferring to the Kent School District where he was a custodian for 26 years.
Earl was quit the entertainer and jokester and an awesome karaoke singer, entertaining at several venues near his home.
Earl is survived by his daughter, Tanya Edgell and husband David of Auburn, WA; son, Joe Edgell of Ravensdale, WA; brother, Richard Orr of Puyallup, WA; sister Joyce Hollis of Cadet, MO; 4 grandchildren, Heather Edgell (Tom), Joey Edgell, Lanell Ioimo (Chris) and Leanna Ficks (Josh); 5 great-grandchildren, Steven Berge, Jaxson & Kamryn Ficks and Joshua & Christopher Ioimo and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Ilene Carter and Launetta Reece and 4 brothers, Arthur, Raymond, Hubert & Dennis Orr.
Graveside Services with Full Military Honors will be held at the Hamilton Cemetery on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Carroll Dennis officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.