Orr, James Robert, long-time resident of the South Bay, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2010 in Torrance. Born in Los Angeles, CA, James was 84 when he died. James had served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of Sovereign Grace Bible Church. He retired from the Redondo Beach City School District after a 34 year career in education. James is survived by his wife, Rosalee Orr of Redondo Beach, CA; daughter, Kathleen Avery of Walnut Creek, CA; son, James Robert Orr, Jr of Murrieta, CA; son, Kenneth William of Montrose, CA; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Barbara Orr; parents, Edith and James Orr; son, Lawrence Orr. The Memorial Service will be held at Sovereign Grace Bible Church in Redondo Beach on Saturday April 17, 2010 at 11am. Burial will be private at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sovereign Grace Bible Church (missions fund).

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  1. My dad was a good father, a godly man who loved the Lord with all his heart, soul, mind, and strength. I miss him, but I am also glad that he is in glory, in the presence of the Lord.

  2. From our first acquaintance, it was apparent that Jim was a man of intelligence and humor, integrity and kindness. This world has lost the warmth that he shared with us. May the Lord our Shepherd help everyone who loved Jim in this difficult time.

  3. Brother Jim, I miss you. What a sweet smile and spirit you have. How wonderful it is to know that we will meet again one day.

  4. We have so many memories of our times with Jim and with other members of our extended family. He served the family with love and patience through good and tough times.

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