Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Jerome Oliver "Jerry" Carr, 51, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab, Cassville.

He was born June 19, 1960, in San Diego, Calif., the son of Jack Olderson Carr, Sr. and Mary Orma (Swindle) Carr. At the age of seven, he moved with his family to Washburn, where he received his education and graduated from Southwest High School. On Aug. 13, 1979, he served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged on Oct. 22, 1982. For several years, he resided in California, Washington and Iowa before returning to Washburn and began working for Seven Valleys Construction.

Survivors include: his mother, Mary Orma Carr, of Washburn; three brothers, Jeffrey Ormand Carr, Sr. and his wife, Kay, of Sarcoxie, Jesse Orrin Carr, of Washburn, and Joel Owen Carr and his wife, Michele, of Gilmer, Texas; and one sister, Diana Alexandria Templeton, of Rogers, Ark.

Preceding him in death were his father, Jack Olderson Carr, Sr., and one brother, Jack Olderson Carr, Jr.

Graveside services with military honors were held today (Wednesday) in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services.

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