By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Former Banker, Community Leader Joe Orr Dies


Joe Evan Orr

Joe Evan Orr, a Connestee Falls resident and a longtime community leader in Brevard and Hendersonville, has died at the age of 72. He passed away Saturday at Transylvania Community Hospital.

A standing room only audience is expected to attend his funeral today at 2 p.m. at his home church, St. Philip's Episcopal, in Brevard, according to his friend, Jeannie Hatter, the church office manager.

Reflecting on the passing of Orr, Hatter recalled that just last Oct. 5, Orr and his wife, Carol, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows in Charleston, S.C., a place th...

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