Orris O. Shawcroft, 59, a resident of Bull Shoals passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.
He was born December 22, 1952, in Alamosa, Colorado to the late George and Annie Louis Christianson Shawcroft. Orris served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. On October 22, 1983, Orris married Denise Renee Crawford in Bennett, Colorado. Orris attended the Glade Rock Chapel Church in Calico Rock. Orris loved to work but in his spare time he enjoyed riding motorcycles and target shooting.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law, Larry Keith Crawford and a sister-in-law, Debra Sue Crawford.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Denise Shawcroft of Bull Shoals; a daughter, Analise Faye Shawcroft; three sisters; a brother; his mother-in-law, Viola Crawford of Calico Rock and a grandson, Kaeden Shawcroft.
Arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2012, at the Gaston’s Resort Conference Center in Lakeview with Mr. Donnie Speaks officiating. Visitation with refreshments will be immediately following the service.