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Benjamin Joseph Orr

Benjamin Joseph Orr, American retirement community financial executive. License nursing home administrator, Mississippi.


  • Orr, Benjamin Joseph was born on February 19, 1943 in Athens, Georgia, United States. Son of Walter H. and Annette (Owens) Orr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Georgia State University, 1965.


    • Staff accountant Genesco, Inc., Nashville, 1965-1966. General accountant Rockwell Manufacturing Company, Tupelo, Mississippi, 1966-1972. Controller Rockwell International, 1972-1975.

      Administrator Cedars Health Center, 1975-1980. Vice president finance United Methodist Senior Services of Mississippi, since 1980. Consultant St. Andrew Senior Services, Oxford, Mississippi, 1981-1985.

      Bd directors Lauderdale Senior Services, Meridien, Mississippi, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • License nursing home administrator, Mississippi.


    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.


    Elected member sub-area advisory council Mississippi Health Systems Agency, Pontotoc, 1976-1980. Vice president finance United Methodist Senior Services, Mississippi, Tupelo, 1980-1986, vice president operations, since 1986. Member Association for Excellence in Education, American Association Homes for Aging, United Methodist Association Health and Welfare Ministries.

    Lodges: Rotary.



    Music, camping.


    • Married Jo Kathleen Miller, October 11, 1969. Children: Anna K., Megan O.
    • father: Walter H. Orr
    • mother: Annette (Owens) Orr
    • spouse: Jo Kathleen Miller
    • children: Anna K. Orr
    • Megan O. Orr
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    Born February 19, 1943
    (age 74)