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Covingtom Community Foundation is saddened by the loss of Rex Orr, who passed away on February 25.
Rex is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Ginger and their seven children, eleven grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren. Rex served our country during WW II in the US Navy as a torpedo man. He was a member of the Covington United Methodist Church and retired from R & S Printing, Danville, IL as a bookbinder. He enjoyed golfing and attending his children and grandchildren's sporting events.
The Orr family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Covington Community Foundation (c/o: Covington Youth Baseball Fund), PO Box 175 Covington, IN 47932 or the Covington United Methodist Church.
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