EVANSVILLE ---- Francis E. "Doc" Carr, 87, of Evansville, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2005, at St. Mary's Medical Center with his family by his side.
He was born January 17, 1918 in Dugger.
He retired as a State Trooper after 31 years of service. He worked at the Big Rivers Power Plant in Sebree, Ky. He was a member of the F.O.P. where he participated in several golf tournaments. He had worked as a bailiff in the city court under Judge Rawlings. He was an avid bird hunter and fisherman and collected antique clocks.
Survivors include: a daughter and caregiver Lynda and her husband Jim Alexander of Evansville; a son Mike Carr and his wife Sally of Evansville; a sister Mary Ellen Hall of Dugger; a brother Robert Carr of Kokomo; grandchildren, Brack Carr and his wife Lori, and Dain Carr; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Jailyn; step-grandchildren, Jay Alexander and Jeff Alexander; step-great grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Jessica, and Haley; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Carr, who passed away in 1994 after 50 years of marriage, two brothers Eugene "Gene" Carr and Allan "Hank" Carr, and a sister Margaret McArthur.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, with Chaplain Melvin Linville officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank Reliable Care, Jennifer Floyd and Sherri Moore from Visiting Nurses and Visiting Nurses Plus for all their wonderful help and care.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, 4770 Covert Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47714.