MOUNTVERNON - Charles Gordon Carr, 88, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away Friday, Dec. 15,
2006, at MethodistHospital in Indianapolis, Ind.
Charles was born June 7, 1918, in Posey County, Ind., son of Clarence and Grace (Boyd) Carr.
Charlie graduated form MVHS in 1938 and attended the University of Evansville. He was a U.S. Army World War II
veteran, having served in the South Pacific including Hawaii, Guadalcanal and New Guinea. He was a member of Owen Dunn American
Legion Post 5 in Mount Vernon, VFW Post 1114 in Evansville, and was a charter
member of the 108th Infantry Association in Rochester, N.Y. Charlie was also a
member of Mount Vernon First United Methodist Church, Western Hills Country
Club, a life member of the Elks Lodge 277 and a member of the M Men's Club.
Charlie retired from Farm Bureau Oil Co. in 1984 and pursued his passion for
golf. He will be remembered for the love he expressed for his family. He was
preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Georgia Catherine (Horton)
Carr; his daughter, Ann Dewig and her husband, Ron, of Evansville; brothers,
Bob Carr, of Mount Vernon, Herb Carr, of Findlay, Ohio and Paul Carr, of Cadiz,
Ky.; grandchildren, Jarred and Jason Fisher, Barbara Dixon and Melissa Dewig; great-grandchildren, Cassie Fisher, Wyatt and Wade
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at
Austin Funeral Home, 1330 E. Fourth St., Mount Vernon, Ind., with burial in
Mount Pleasant Cemetery at Bufkin, with military
rites by Owen Dunn American Legion Post 5. Friends may call from until on Monday, Dec. 18, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Charlie's memory, to The
First United Methodist Church, 601 Main St., Mt. Vernon, IN47620; or to Deaconess Hospital Home Health