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James Verlon Orrick

August 9, 1930 — February 6, 2022

McMinnville, TN resident and Niles, Michigan native, James Verlon Orrick, 91, was born August 9, 1930 and died February 6, 2022 at his residence in McMinnville, TN following an extended illness. A retired quality inspector with Carrier and a member of Unity Church of Christ, he was the son of the late James Howard and Ida Elizabeth Tucker Orrick. He was married to Mary Inez Tubb Orrick on February 5, 1949 who preceded him in death on August 4, 2012. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by sons, Michael and Jerry Orrick and sister, Louise Barnes. Mr. Orrick is survived by daughter, Terri (Buddy) Foutch of McMinnville, TN; son, David (Tammy) Orrick of McMinnville, TN; daughter-in-law, Kathy Orrick of Mt. Juliet, TN; grandson, Kevin Orrick of Nashville, TN; Brian (Dorinda) Biggs of Mt. Juliet, TN; granddaughter’s, Sarah (Michael) Lokey, Lakelyn Foutch (Taylor Welch), and Jennifer Greggory all of McMinnville, TN; and Rachael (Dara) Foutch of LaVergne, TN; great-grandchildren, Finn, Brooklyn, Theo, Briana, Tristan, Dakota, Emmy, and Atalaya and great-great-grandchild, Ashton. He was known and loved by everyone as “Papa”. Graveside service and interment will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2022 at Bethany Cemetery in Warren County, TN with Charles Williams officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at High's. The Orrick family respectfully request all visitors wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com. High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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