OBITUARY

William Wesley Orrender

September 22, 1930February 5, 2019
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Kannapolis

Mr. William Wesley Orrender, age 88 passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis after an extended illness. Mr. Orrender was born September 22, 1920 in Wake County, NC to the late Charles Ballard Orrender and Elsie Katherine Upchurch. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Martha Joan Orrender and his brother, Bob Orrender and sisters, Frances Hall and Becky Sousa. Mr. Orrender proudly served his country as a Corporal in the United States Army serving in Germany. He spent most of his married life as a resident of Marietta, Georgia more recently residing with his daughter and son in-law in Kannapolis, NC after becoming ill. Mr. Orrender loved woodworking, had a great passion for the outdoors where he enjoyed camping and fishing in his earlier years. He was especially passionate about his little "Princess" his Chihuahua who kept him company and was his lap buddy.

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Kim Ochsenreiter and husband Scott of Kannapolis, NC; grandchildren, Tiffany Lanier, Trevor Ochsenreiter and Trenton Ochsenreiter, all of Kannapolis. Many nieces and nephews also survive him.

Funeral Services for Mr. Orrender will be on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:00pm in the Chapel of Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 1420 North Main Street, China Grove, NC offficated by Rev. Larry Beaver. Visitation will be held from 2:00-3:00pm prior to the service. Burial will be Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00am at Georgia Memorial Park, 2000 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of the Tucker Hospice House for the exceptional care given to Mr. Orrender during his time there. Memorials in honor of Mr. Orrender may be sent to the Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dignitymemorial.com. Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home of China Grove is serving the family of Mr. Orrender.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Burial Monday, February 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

William Wesley Orrender

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Angela Pender

February 10, 2019

I had the honor of taking care of Mr.Bill at Tucker Hospice House, we called him "Mr. Hollywood" because he loved wearing his sunglasses. My Bill was so sweet, kind and a caring man, he would always have the sweetest smile on his face and want to adjust our name badges on our uniform.... Mr Bill you will be missed and Rm. 13 will never be the same, but we are rejoicing in The Lord that you are now in Heaven and have no more sickness . May God Continue To Bless Kim and Your Family as they are grieving your passing from your Earthly Body and May They Have Peace and Comfort during this time of sorrow.

Carolyne Murphy

February 8, 2019

Aunt Joan and Uncle Bill were my favorite Aunt and Uncle. It seems like just yesterday I was attending their wedding. I will miss them both.

Donna Cline

February 7, 2019

What a kind, sweet, honest, hardworking and dear soul you were Bill. You will truly be missed by family, friends and your sweet Princess. Heaven is truly just a breath away and praising God that you are healed in the name of Jesus.
Donna White Cline

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