KUTTAWA — Verl Carr, 83, of Kuttawa died Tuesday at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.
Mr. Carr was a former ranger for the federal parks system in Florida, was former owner and operator of Carr’s Auto Body Shop in Paducah, a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of Saratoga United Methodist Church in Lyon County.
He is survived by his wife, June Beamon Carr; two sons, Jim Carr of Lawrenceville, Ill., and David Carr of St. Joseph, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Angie Smith of Gilbertsville and Susan Withrow of Kell, Ill.; one stepson, Greg Balding of Salem, Ill.; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lois Rice of Pieora, Ill., and Jannell Holycross in Jacksonville, Fla.
He was preceded in death by one grandson; one stepson, David Baldin, and one brother. His parents were Theodore and Ella Clark Carr.
There will not be a local service or visitation.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Oak Lawn Cemetery in St. Francisville, Ill., with the Rev. Steve McVay officiating. Military rites will be conducted.
There will be no visitation.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Western Baptist Hospital Foundation, ATTN: Laurie Lathem, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 42003.
Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is in charge of arrangements.