John "Scott" Orr

Born in Camden, Tennessee on October 6, 1960

Departed on August 4, 2019 and resided in Nashville, Tennessee

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John Scott Orr, born in Camden, Tennessee on October 6, 1960, passed away in Nashville, TN on August 4, 2019 at the age of 58.

Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Clay Orr of Camden, TN and Bettye Miles Burton of Nashville, TN; Stepfather, James Boyd Burton of Nashville, TN; Grandparents, Leonard & Gladys Miles of Martin, TN and Silas & Estallee Orr of Camden, TN.

He is survived by his Sisters, Dina Lanier (Al) of Pavo, Georgia and Tamara Forrester of Waverly, TN. Other family members include: a Nephew, Trey Lanier (Savannah) & Grandnephew, Tucker Clay Lanier of Pavo, GA; Aunt, Barbara Shannon (Jack) of Bend, Oregon; Cousins, Jackie Shannon Black (Bryan) of Bend, OR and David Shannon (Bobbi Jo) of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Special friends, Desiree Melton and Lilly Bateman of Nashville, TN, along with a multitude of friends who were dear to him throughout his life.

Scott graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he earned his degree in Psychology. He went on to follow in his father’s footsteps and became a real estate agent. He had a passion for the performing arts and created Maverick Entertainment Partners, LLC where he focused mostly on comedies and plays. Scott was genuine, kind and loved life, however, his biggest love was sports, in particular his unsurpassed love of Tennessee VOLS football.

Scott was a beloved son, brother, nephew, uncle and friend. He will be heavily missed by many.

A Memorial Celebration of Scott’s life will be announced here at a later date or contact Harpeth Hills Funeral Home at (615) 646-9292.

2 Comments to John "Scott" Orr

  1. Dan
    August 21, 2019 1:09 pm

    Rest in peace Scott.

  2. Wade Massey
    March 22, 2020 11:00 pm

    Scott was a real friend when I was broke he’s only one that would loan me money on Christmas day he warned me about things and taught me a lot of things we help each other God bless them they rest in peace Wade Massey

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