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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.


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.


The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.


When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.


All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Music, camping.


Married Jo Kathleen Miller, October 11, 1969. Children: Anna K., Megan O.