Russell W. Carr
Birth Date: February 15, 1944
Death Date: September 18, 2017
Russell Wayne Carr, 73, of Decatur, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Russell was born on February 15, 1944 to the late Russell and Mildred (Webb) Carr. He married the love of his life, Cheryl Ray, in March of 1972.
Russell was a member of Laborers Local 159 and loved fishing, billiards, hunting and bowling.
Russell leaves behind to cherish his precious memories, his wife, Cheryl; one son, Robert (Jasmine) Carr. of Decatur, IL; three daughters, Lori (Dick) Carr, Amy Carr and Angie (Todd) Mason, all of Decatur, IL; two sisters, Connie (Sam) Wilderman of Macon, IL and Nancy (Mike) Robb of Decatur, IL. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Russell was preceded in death by his parents; son, Russell Wayne Jr; brother, Robert Carr.
Memorials may be made to the family.
The family would like to thank Safe Haven Hospice, Dr. Kahn and staff.
Funeral service to celebrate the life of Russell Carr will be held at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave, Decatur, Il, 62526 on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM with visitation an hour prior.
The family of Russell Carr is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
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