Orby Gerald Partee, 75, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was born in Mountain View, March 15, 1943 to Neil and Pauline Sutton Partee. Orby was a member of the Rabbit Ridge Church of Christ. He owned Flip Tale Fishing Lines for over thirty years, before retiring. Orby also enjoyed fishing, and watching the Razorbacks play college football.


Left to cherish Orby’s memory are his children, Beth Stevens and husband Brock of Clinton, Brad Partee and wife Susan of Jonesboro, and Jon Partee and fiancé Christine Siverd of Clinton. Orby is also survived by his grandchildren Tyler Stevens, Carlea Stevens, Logan Stevens, Ryan Partee, Hayden Partee and Mason Partee; sister Garilyn Green and husband Roy of Mountain View; seven nieces and nephews and other family and friends.


Orby was preceded in death by his father Neil Partee, mother Pauline Sutton Partee, and wife Carolyn Johnson Partee.


Visitation was at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at Rabbit Ridge Church of Christ. Services followed at 2 p.m. with Bro. Randy Frazier officiating. Burial will follow in Culpepper Cemetery.


Pallbearers are Tommy Adams, Chris Green, Michael Green, Rowdy Ross, Noel Boucher, and Kurt Stevens. Honorary pallbearers are Roy Green and Greg Sifford.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Orby’s Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.