El Paso - Joe Carr, 52, of rural El Paso, passed away at 3:46 am
on Sunday December 16, 2012 at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in
He was born on June 19, 1960 in Bloomington, IL to John and
Doris L. Potter Carr. He married Terri Hodel on August 18, 1979.
Also surviving are three sons, Josh (Julie) Carr of El Paso;
Chris Carr of Bloomington; Luke (Allison) Carr of El Paso; two
brothers, Thomas (Gladys) Carr of Secor; Tim (Donna) Carr of El
Paso; one sister, April Carr of El Paso; two step brothers, Lance
(June) White of Worchester, OH; Nathan (Vickey) White of Trenton,
IL; many nieces and nephews; his grandchildren, Will and Hannah and
one on the way; and his dog Cooper.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his step father,
Richard White, and his nephew Ryan Carr.
Joe was a truck driver for Darnall Concrete in Normal for 26
years. He was a jack-of-all trades and could fix anything. He was
known for his mechanical and carpentry skills.
Family and friends came first with Joe. He was always willing to
give a helping hand to anyone who was in need. He cherished
spending time with his sons, tinkering on their cars and fixing up
their houses. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and
could always bring a smile to your face.
Joe gave his life to the Lord on September 1, 2010. He attended
Community Bible Fellowship Church in El Paso where funeral services
will be held at 10 am on Thursday December 20th. Pastor
Wes Ooms will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on
Wednesday December 19th at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home
in El Paso. Burial will be in Centennial Cemetery rural El
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