Joseph W. Carr
Joseph W. Carr, 58, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, July 29, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 9, 1954 to Virgil and Ruby (Mitchell) Carr in St. Joseph, Missouri.
He was a graduate of Savannah High School and Missouri Western State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. He was a member of the National Softball Association, YMCA, Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church since 2003, Savannah High School Alumni Basketball, MOILA, and was a Past President of Sertoma.
Joseph loved to golf and recently became interested in the process of making his own wine by starting to grow his own grapes.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: wife of 35 years, Tammy Carr, St. Joseph, Missouri; four children, Elexis Kathryn Bustin (Elizabeth Mary), Kingston, Pennsylvania, Caleb Joseph Carr (Megan Kincaid), St. Joseph, Missouri, Alyssa Janel Carr, Fairfax, Virginia, and David Ryan Carr, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Clover Lilly Carr, Liam Michael Bustin, and Isabel Kathryn Bustin; brothers, Larry Carr (Pat), Rosendale, Missouri and Jerry Carr, Florida; sister, Nancy Lillard (Rodney), Rosendale, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service: 1:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Thursday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to The Center, 902 Edmond. Ste. 203, St. Joseph, MO 64501 or Miles Against Melanoma. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.