Orry Jordan LaCroix, of Aurora Colorado, passed away the morning of January 3rd, 2024 peacefully at home in his sleep. He was 32 years of age. Orry was born at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas on January 28th, 1991, to his parents Pierre Lacroix and Audrey Ann Campbell.
As a child, Orry spent the first 7 years of his life in The Woodlands, Texas with his older brother Jarrett Williams and his younger brother, Trey LaCroix. In November 1998, his family moved to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in the Eastern Province, residing on the Aramco family compound. After completing ninth grade, he attended boarding school at the Forman School in Litchfield, Connecticut from which he graduated. After a few years living in Houston and attending Lone Star college, he moved to Denver and joined the Army National Guard, where he met, fell in love with, and married Lindsey (Leischner).
Orry attended basic training for the Army National Guard in 2015 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. After basic training, he attended the Unmanned Aerial System Repair School at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Upon completion at Fort Huachuca, Orry was assigned to Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, CO. Orry became a 15 ERQ-7 Unmanned Ariel Vehicle Mechanic while at Buckley Space Force Base. He achieved the rank of Sergeant and received the following service accommodations: The Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (3rd); National Defense Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon, and Basic Aviation Badge.
While living in Dhahran, Orry was an active member of the Boy Scouts, achieving life rank. He also participated in several sports including baseball, soccer, skiing and ice hockey. He traveled to many countries with his parents and brothers and made many lifelong friends around the world.
Orry was a loving and caring young man, often assuming the role of caregiver to others who sought emotional support and guidance during difficult personal events. He was a Southern Gentleman. Orry's good-hearted nature and responsibility to others made him loved and admired by those who touched his life.
Orry was preceded in death by his mother, Audrey Ann Campbell. His grandparents John and Ginny Campbell. His cousin Victor, Uncle Glenn and Aunt Joanie.
Orry is survived by his wife, Lindsey (Leischner) of Decatur Illinois, his father, Pierre LaCroix (Jo) of Bend, Oregon, and his brothers Jarrett Williams (Kevann), and Trey LaCroix, both of whom live in Houston, Texas. His niece Parker Williams, and nephew Hardy Williams also live in Houston, Texas.
A celebration of Orry's life with military honors will take place in Aurora CO on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Horan & McConaty.
A livestream of the service will be available through the following link: Orry Jordan LaCroix – BXcited
A separate celebration of life will be scheduled at a future date in Houston, Texas.