David Ernest Carr
Defiance,Ohio
8/18/1949-10/25/2021

David Ernest Carr, 72, passed away on October 25th. Born August 18th, 1949 in Mason, WV he was the son of the late Ernest and Sadie Carr.

David is survived by his wife Paula Carr of Racine, OH, his son Brian Carr of Rutland, OH, his stepson Jerry (Penny) Back of Rembert, SC, two grandchildren Joy and Joshua Back also of Rembert, SC. In addition, he is survived by two sisters, Rachel Lefebre of Racine, Ohio and Donna Wilson of Lake Placid, Florida. He is also survived by his nieces, nephews and many close friends. David was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Sadie Carr and his beloved grandson Jesse Tyler Carr.

Dave grew up in Harrisonville and was a 1968 graduate of Meigs High School. Following graduation Dave served proudly in the United States Navy earning the rank of Petty Officer Second Class. Petty Officer Carr was a Vietnam Veteran and a proud American patriot who loved his country, family, and friends. Dave’s lifelong profession was as a machinist. He worked several years for Federal-Mogul, BorgWarner, and GKN in Gallipolis before he retired. He was a long-time member of the Goldwing Motorcycle Chapters in Gallipolis and Pomeroy and he attended The First Southern Baptist Church in Pomeroy.

Those who knew him, will tell you he was a great man with a kind soul and huge heart who was loved and respected by so many. He loved to travel and saw most of this great country on his Goldwing motorcycle and in his later years in his RV with his loving wife Paula, his traveling partner for more than 32 years. Dave thoroughly enjoyed attending and watching NASCAR races, fishing with his grandchildren and attending their athletic and school events. He will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on October 29th at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with funeral services immediately following at 4 p.m. officiated by Pastor Robert Austin.



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