Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Middle Tennessee, Mr. Orchanian passed away Oct. 4, 2008.
He has worked in the Nashville area for over 14 years training storm spotters across Middle Tennessee and making weather safety presentations to prepare citizens and local officials for severe weather.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Services will be conducted by Brother Chuck Groover. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens
He is survived by his wife of 26 years Patricia Orchanian; brothers John (June) Orchanian and Leroy (Gina) Orchanian; and sister Grace (Jack) Karian.
Mr. Orchanian was preceded in death by parents Manase and Rose Orchanian.
Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Mr. Orchanian’s co-workers at the NOAA-National Weather Service.
Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.