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Obituary for Roy H. Carr
Roy H. Carr, age 84, of Oakland, IL went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.
Roy was born January 27, 1933 in Wilmington, IL to Harry Benjamin and Arzola May (Calhoun) Carr. He married Mary Ruth Rhodes on September 27, 1952, and she preceded him in death in 2012.
Roy was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean War. He graduated from barber school in 1957 and owned and operated a barber shop in Oakland for over 59 years. He also enjoyed woodworking and fishing.
He is survived by three children: Deborah (Denis) Duzan of Oakland, IL, Michael (Debbie) Carr of Findlay, IL, and Samuel (Faith) Carr of Oakland, IL; eight grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials in Roy’s honor may be made to the Oakland Food Pantry.