"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Robert "Bob" Orr

July 25, 1945--May 25, 2019

Robert Leroy ‘Bob’ Orr, age 73, of Wapello, died Saturday evening, May 25, 2019, at the Wapello Specialty Care.  The son of Cecil and Jewell Orr, he was born on July 25, 1945 in Johnston.   

Bob attended the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs and had worked at the Hyline Hatchery in Des Moines.   

He is survived by his long-time companion, Diane Yotter of Burlington; a son, Robbie Lee Yotter of Beckley, West Virginia; two daughters, Theresa and Sharon; and a sister Shirley Cornelison along with nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and three sisters. 

There are no services planned at this time.  Cremation will be fulfilled through the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello. 

 Thanks to Dudgeo-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello, Iowa and Elizabeth Simmons and Patrick and Dorene Sell for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019