Mr. Carr died July 17 in Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. He was a former ranger for the federal parks system in Florida, a former owner and operator of Carr’s Auto Body Shop in Paducah, a Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of Saratoga United Methodist Church in Lyon County.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Carr; a step-son, David Balding and a brother, Bill Carr.
His parents were Theodore and Ella Clark Carr.
Survivors are: his wife, June Beamon Carr; two sons, Jim Carr of Lawrenceville, Ill., and David Carr of St. Joseph, Ill.; two step-daughters, Angie Smith of Gilbertsville, and Susan “Susie” Withrow of Kell, Ill.; a step-son, Greg Balding of Salem, Ill.; four grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; two sisters, Lois Rice of Pieora, Ill. and Jannell Holycross, Jacksonville, Fla.
Memorials may be made to: Western Baptist Hospital Foundation, Attention: Lauri Lathem, 2501 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003.
Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.