US Army


John Dennis Carr

April 23, 1947 ~ December 11, 2018 (age 71)

            John Dennis Carr, 71, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 23, 1947 in Toledo. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. John retired from the military with 20 years where he served as a Food Service Sergeant. He then spent 24 years in maintenance with the Penta County Career Center, retiring in 2008. John was a national member of the American Legion and a member of Stoney Ridge Civic Association where he served as past president.  He was a former member of Woodville United Methodist Church. John enjoyed camping, cooking and riding his motorcycle.


            John is survived by his children, Elizabeth Norris, Dennis Carr and Sarah (David) Max; his children’s mother, Linda Carr; grandchildren, Claire Hornung, Elias Hornung, Willow Norris, Quinn Norris and Zachary Max; siblings, William (Barb) Carr, Margie Bringe, Violet (Walter) Kerstetter, Darlene (Don) Wells and sister-in-law, Anna Carr. He is preceded in death by his parents Merle and Mildred (Beeler) Carr; brother Rick Carr; brother-in-law, Fred Bringe and nephew, Brett Anderson.


         Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Friday, December 14, 2018, from 2-8 p.m. where a funeral service will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warriors or ALS Association.



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