CAVOUR — Richard “Dick” D. Orris, 71, of Cavour passed away Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, at his home in Cavour.
His memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, February 16, at Furness Funeral Home in Clark.
Richard DeOrville Orris was born on June 19, 1947, in Watertown to Robert D. and Clarice A. (Bergan) Orris. He graduated from Clark High School in 1966, NSU in Aberdeen, a program for the visually impaired in Little Rock, Ark., and Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown.
He had been employed in farming, elevator work, constructing jail cell doors, nursery work and at a jerky factory. In 2016, he retired and started traveling and enjoying life. He had a big heart and a generous spirit. He rarely showed up on your doorstep with empty hands.
He is survived by his siblings, Donna Paakkonen of Richfield, Minn., Lynda (Byron) Anderson of Saratoga, Calif., Jim (Lori Elie) Orris, Loren (Maxine Anderson) Orris, Wayne (Barbara Bays) Orris all of Clark, and Helen Jeanne (Jim) Fischbach of Warner, and sister-in-law, Sandy Orris of Clark.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Paul Orris who passed away February 9, 2019.
In lieu of memorials please consider Dick’s generous spirit and do something nice for someone in need.