Edward “Ed” Kendall Carr


    Edward “Ed” Kendall Carr of Steelville, Missouri was born October 27, 1933 in Cook Station, Missouri to Walter Irving and Elsie Grayson Carr and passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 27 days.


    On June 16, 1962 in Steelville, Missouri he married Carol Roper.
    Ed served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He was employed at St. Joe Mines for 20 years and later went to work for the Steelville School System as a mechanic for 13 years. He was a long time active member of the Steelville First Baptist Church when his health permitted him to attend and where he was a deacon. Ed enjoyed working on electronics, reading and crossword puzzles, fishing on the Meramec, sports and being a diehard fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, W.I. and Elsie Carr; one daughter, Kathryn Carr; four brothers, Glen (Wanda) Carr, Kermit (Ellenor) Carr, Calvin Carr and James Carr; two sisters, Virginia (Ted) Norris and Leota (Robert) Land; and brothers-in-law, Ralph Luke and Larry Garms.
    He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol Carr of Steelville, Missouri; two daughters, Robyn (Mark) Ramos of Los Angeles, California and Elizabeth (Grant) Isherwood of Columbia, Missouri; two sisters, Myrna Luke of Indiana  and Joyce Garms of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Liz Carr of California; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    The family chose cremation as the final disposition. There will be no services at this time.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.