OBITUARY

Earle Gene Orendorff Sr.

November 23, 1936January 7, 2021

Earle Gene Orendorff, Sr., age 84, husband of Darlene Durback Orendorff, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

Born in Rome, New York, he was a son of the late William Thomas Orendorff, Sr. and Edythe Autrey Orendorff. Mr. Orendorff was a retired Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force having served in the Vietnam Conflict and around the world for 23 years. He was very proud of his military career. Mr. Orendorff was also retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 20 years of service. He loved wrestling, hunting, and NASCAR.

In addition to his wife of 40 years, Mr. Orendorff is survived by four children, Bambi Lynn Steria (Robert), Brett Lee Orendorff, John William Orendorff, and Earle Gene Orendorff, Jr.; seven grandchildren, Leanne Rose Puff (James), Tiffany Orendorff, Lauren Kerns (Jason), Cheyanne Gentry (Harlee), Alysia Steria, Robert Joseph Steria, III, and Matthew John Steria; seven great grandchildren, Skylee Pries, Captain Gentry, Crew Gentry, and Hannah Pries, Collin Matthew Steria, Madalynne Christensen, and MJ Steria; a sister, Joan Puckett (Mel); and many nieces and nephews and people who loved him.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Gaston Memorial Park with Military Honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 12:30 – 2:00 PM at Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans at https://www.dav.org/.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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