Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Kevin Shumway Orr

Uintah County Sheriff's Office, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, November 22, 2006

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Reflections for Detective Kevin Shumway Orr

My Dad died 9 years ago. I was a little older then you but it was still really hard. I'm sure you will still have a hard time especially when you get married or have kids. The thing is, nothing anyone can say will change anything. It will still hurt. I found my dad visits me in my dreams when I really need him. I am sure there are such things as angles and I am sure your dad is one of them too. Just live to make him proud... that doesn't mean we live life perfectly, but it does mean we don't stop trying.

Anonymous

January 17, 2010

I am so overwhelmed.
Wish you were here to help me with everything and calm me down.
You are missed in every part of our lifes.
I love you FOREVER.

Anonymous

January 16, 2010

Daddy.
I miss you so much.
I wish you were here more than anything.
I'd give anything for you to be here.
I love you tons.

Watch over Troy and help him get better.

Love ya,

Jessica
Daughter

January 12, 2010

I remember so well
The day that you came
into my life
You asked for my name
You had the most beautiful smile
My life started to change
I'd wake up each day
feeling alright
With you right by my side
Makes me feel things
will work out just fine
How did you know
I needed someone
like you in my life
That there's an empty space
in my heart
You came at the right time
in my life
I'll never forget
How you brought the sun
to shine in my life
And took all the worries
and fears that I had
I guess what I'm really trying to say
It's not everyday
that someone like
you comes my way
No words can express
how much I love you




Daddy. I found this poem on facebook.
The interesting thing is it was on a site about A Walk to Remember. You and mom's "movie" It made me think of you too.

Love you lots
Miss you too.


Jessica

Jessica
Daughter

January 7, 2010

Those we love, don't go away.
They walk beside us everyday.

Anonymous

January 6, 2010

Daddy.

Today my Honor Society group took the stuff to that family. It was neat. I'm glad I was able to be a part of it. I think they really appriciated the stuff and check that we took them. You and Christopher are going to have to show their little boy how to do the pennies. :)

I really wish you were here for Christmas. This is the fourth one without you here. Sometimes it just doesn't seem fair.

Love you lots Daddy
Miss you too.

Jessica
Daughter

December 23, 2009

Daddy,
I love you so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so much. Love, Ashlee

Anonymous

December 21, 2009

Daddy.
I've been meaning to write in.
Monday I took my test. I passed my first try with a 84! I have drove down main street in Vernal. And home from Vernal 3 times. I wish you were here. Monday maybe were going to do everything. I am excited. I think it is really going to mean a lot to that family.

Love ya tons Daddy.
Miss ya too.

Jessica

Jessica
Daughter

December 18, 2009

Daddy,

Today was my 15th birthday!... It was my 4th with out you. We just barely made it through the 3 year mark. It doesn't seem like it should be something with 4 yet.

So much has happened. Tomorrow I am taking my test to get my learners permit. I'm excited for it and then I'm not. I'll get to start driving. I won't beable to sit there in the drivers spot with you in the passanger side telling me what to do. We all won't. That is just one thing us kids will miss out on. Many more...

So many "little things" like that to other kids that would mean the world to me.

I wish you were here to be our example. You were the most amazing husband and daddy. I hope when I get married my husband will be just like you. Respecful, helpful and everything else you were.

Love you Daddy.
Miss you too.

Jessica...

Jessica
Daughter

December 13, 2009

Daddy.
Today we decorated the tree for Tree's for Charity in memory of you. It looks a lot better than our tree here at the house. This year we did it for the Graham family. You and Joshua might even be friends.

3 years ago today was your funeral. I still remember sitting in the Measer Steak Center then coming over to the cemetary with the police escourt. I remember going past that one house with the little boy standing outside with a flag.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I remember our Thanksgiving dinner 3 years ago. Grandma didn't make anything. It was all brought into us.

Even though things are so stressful, and it doesn't seem like we've been blessed in that area. Maybe it is all starting to work out. We just need to have faith Heavenly Father will make it work out.

Love you lots Daddy.
Miss you lots too.

Jessica

Anonymous

November 25, 2009

Daddy,
I love you so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so much. I miss you playing with me. I miss you holding me.
I miss your food. Love, ASHLEE

Ashlee
Daughter

November 23, 2009

My dear sweet Kevin, We miss you so much. The pain just doesn't go away. I couldn't endure it if I didn't have faith that life continues beyond the grave. I imagine you on the other side still helping people, especially those who had substance abuse problems because that was such a special thing for you to do when you were here. I ran across a bunch of pictures of you and Damon when you were little, a few days ago. It was such an emotional thing for me to see them. You two were so special. I am so thankful I was given the opportunity to have you in my life. I love you so very, very much and grieve for you daily. Love, Mom

claudia orr
mom

November 22, 2009

Holley, Tyler, Jessica, Ashley, and Kaylee: I am thinking of your family on this, the third anniversay date of when you lost your beloved husband and son. The hurt of losing someone so dearly loved never goes away; the pain and the pride are forever. You are all in my thoughts and prayers today as are Kevin's mother and sister.

Rest in Peace, Kevin.

Phyllis L. Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 22, 2009

To Det. Kevin Shumway Orr, his family and his fellow officers with the Uintah County Sheriff's Office:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Det. Orr’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Det. Orr and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

November 22, 2009

Kevin,

Three years have gone by and I still find the tragedy hard to believe. It still seems like yesterday when I recived the call. As I have moved on from the basin I hope the SO is taking care and keeping in touch with Holly and the kids.

Rest in peace my friend,

Derek

Derek Urban
Soldotna Police Dept/former coworker

November 21, 2009

Kevin-
I want you to know I think of you often. You did so much for me and my family while you were here. I never would have made it through highschool without you. I will never foreget you, and I can't beleive it has been 3 years since that horrible day. I remember vividly the last time I saw you. I was working on the ambulance at the tribe and we got called to stand-by for a guy that was baracaded in a store. I remember it being a very serious moment and being worried about the officers. Then we pulled up and saw you standing there in your tactical gear... wearing a hawaiian shirt! Made me laugh. This was maybe 1-2 weeks before the accident. I remember how happy you were and how wonderful it was to talk and joke with you. My husband and I talk about you often and hurt for your family. We wish there was something we could do to help them.

Holly and kids

I cannot imagine quite what you are going through. I fear every day that my husband is out there working that something might happen. Holly you are an incredibly strong woman and I admire how you have taken care of your beautiful children through this terrible time. I would give anything for your family to have some peace. My grandpa was a UHP officer and was killed in a helicopter accident in 2000. I know how bad that hurt my family, but I still cannot imagine your pain. I want you to know that there are still many of us that think of you often and pray for your family. 3 years is nowhere near long enough to be completely healed... but I hope so much that you have a bit of peace in your life. I know Kevin is looking down and is proud of how strong you have been as a family.

Brandi Webb
Friend

November 21, 2009

Three years ago today - and yet it still seems like yesterday. There are so many memories I have and yet most of the time I think of that day. My emotions still get the best of me and I have been thinking a lot about your family lately.

I know you are watching over them and giving them strength in the ways they truly need it. You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten.

Corporal Dustin Cheshire
Friend

November 21, 2009

Daddy. About 3 years ago right now was the last time I saw you. I love you sooo much. I miss you muchly too.
Love,
Jessica

Anonymous

November 20, 2009

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones as the 3rd anniversary of you being called away from duty arrives. Continue to watch over all of your loved ones. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 18, 2009

Daddy,
In 6 days it will have been 3 years ago since the last time I saw you.
In 1 week it will be three years since your accident.
In 8 days you will have been with Heavenly Father for 3 whole years.
I miss you more than anything. I would give anything for you to be able to come back with us.
Last night we had our family pictures. I am sooo greatful for the family pictures we have with you. Its still not the same though.
Love ya Muchly.
Miss ya Muchly.
Jessica

Anonymous

November 14, 2009

daddy I miss you I wish you could be in are family picture. I miss you so so much.

kaylee
daughter

November 13, 2009

I can't believe it's coming up on 3 years since the day you left. I've done a lot of reflecting lately and have thought a lot about you. I seem to do this everytime your anniversary comes up and especially before the holiday season really kicks off.

Not really sure what to say other than I wish things would have been different. Even though I know it was all in heavenly father's plan and there wasn't anything anyone could really do. It would probably surprise you how much I think about that day and how much I wished you were still around - so many different faces have come in and I try to do my best in telling them about you and what happened that day - a day I will never forget.

Corporal Dustin Cheshire
Friend/Co-Worker

November 12, 2009

Daddy,
I love you so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so much. Love, Ashlee

Anonymous

November 12, 2009

Daddy.
The last two weekends I've been putting up Christmas lights. I wish you were here. For everything really. You would be out there making a strand of lights work no one else could or coming up with amazing new ideas for the way to put the lights. The only thing new I know that you would never of done is put your picture up. That is my favorite part. It shows that I (we're) doing it in memory of you, we still miss you, and want you back more than anything.
In about two weeks we are doing the tree for Trees for Charity in memory of you. For the Grahm Family.
O. I got my braces off. I wish you could have. It feels awesome. I know you know that though. Your spirit won't have them.
In about a month I get my learners permit. I'm excited for my birthday but I'm not. It will be my fourth birthday without you here with me physically.
Well...
Love ya muchly...
Miss ya muchly...
Jessica

Anonymous

November 10, 2009

I am so fed up with insurance crap. Wish you were here and I would not have to be dealing with all of this. I love love love you!

Anonymous

November 7, 2009

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