Saturday, September 19, 2020

Leland Orr (1996-2019) – Celebration Service is May 31st

A celebration of Leland’s life will be held on Friday, May 31st at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado, CA. Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. with services to follow at 2:00 p.m.

Leland Richard Orr of Austin, TX passed away early Friday morning, May 24th in Austin, TX.

- Advertisement -

Leland was born May 26, 1996 in San Diego, CA, son of Richard and Victoria (Lashmet) Orr.

Leland was a beloved son, grandson, nephew and cousin. He never met a stranger and was a friend to all. He was a sports aficionado and played baseball, football and lacrosse. Leland overcame so many obstacles and was the apple of his mom and sister’s eye. He graduated from Coronado High School in 2014 before getting his degree from Richland Community College in Decatur, IL. Leland started his career with Tharaldson Hospitality Management in Forsyth, IL, and then was promoted to Operations Manager in Austin, TX. He loved his THM family in Forsyth and Austin.

Leland with his mother, Victoria and sister, Meghan.

- Advertisement -

Surviving are mother, Victoria Lashmet Orr and sister, Meghan Orr, of Coronado, CA, grandparents, Joseph Patrick and Phebe Lashmet of Decatur, IL, Richard and Beverly Orr of Springfield, IL, Shirley Lanphier of Springfield, IL, aunts & uncles Aimee (Tim) Fyke of Forsyth, IL, Julie Dee of Fredericksburg, TX, Sean Lashmet of Kansas City, MO, John Crisp of Kansas City, MO, Becky (Chris) Reid of Springfield, IL, Debbie (Wen) Fritsch of Springfield, IL, Jim (Vicky) Orr of Tucson, AZ and many beloved cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Richard Orr.

- Advertisement -

A celebration of Leland’s life will be held on Friday, May 31st at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado, CA. Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. with services to follow at 2:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in Decatur, IL at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN.

-----
Do You Value Local News?
Become a Paid Supporter

Keep it civil. Comments may be removed or closed if they violate Terms of Service.

Avatar
Coronado Times
Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com
Advertisement

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Strong Support for Nick Kato for Coronado School Board

Submitted by Jon Palmieri & Cara ClancyWe are writing to affirm our strong support for Nick Kato for Coronado School Board. Having lived in...

A Thank You to the Coronado Police Department

Submitted by Sebastian Taylor  Coronado Police Department; I Wish I Was Suprised, I'm Not...A few days ago, I witnessed something, something which, to many would...

Letter in Support of Nick Kato for School Board

Submitted by Rick and Lanette PerrymanPerhaps at no time in our community’s history has there been such an overwhelming need for sound leadership, and...

Letter of Endorsement in Support of Nick Kato for School Board

Submitted by Michael Helfand I'm writing in support of Nick Kato for Coronado school board for two reasons. Every candidate loves our town and wants...

NEW STORIES

Voting and Ballot Drop-Off Locations for Coronado

The City of Coronado will have two locations to drop-off your ballot:Coronado Library, located at 640 Orange Avenue - do not put in...

John Duncan Dreams Big: City Council Candidate Talks Housing, Beach Pollution, Tourism and Diversity

For John Duncan--who’s running for Coronado City Council--it was all a dream.In 2006, before he lived here full-time, Duncan rented a historic home on...

COVID-19 and Flu Shot Update From Sharp Coronado Hospital

Six months after the county shut down in response the coronavirus in mid-March, Sharp Coronado CEO Susan Stone shares what the COVID-19 numbers currently...

Short Council Meeting Focused on Awards and COVID-19 Business Accommodations

For the first time in months, the City Council began its September 15 meeting with a ceremonial presentation to proclaim “Arts in Education Week”...

Celebrate “92118 Day” Anniversary by Wearing Your Coronado Gear

It's been two years since thousands of Coronado residents took part in the first-ever, centennial zip code celebration for Coronado: 92118 Day (9-21-18). This...