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Gary Ray Carr, age 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Genesis New Haven Care Center.
Mr. Carr was born on July 21, 1941, in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Carl and Bertha (Bessel) Carr. He graduated from Austinburg High School in Austinburg, Ohio. He served his country honorably with the United States Army.
Gary worked as a tooling supply engineer. His career started with 22 years at Rockwell International, then he worked for Meridian for five years, then finished at Eagle Pitcher after 16 years of service.
Gary belonged to the Navy Club in New Haven and the American Legion in Roanoke. He loved to play cards including poker and Texas holdem. Gary was a family man and loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughters, Paula E. and Todd Bennett of Monroeville, and Carrie and Scott Hambleton of Angola, Ind.; son, Chris Stevens of Dorset, Ohio; mother of his children, Jane (Dave) Linker of Hoagland, Ing.; grandchildren, Cory Carr, Cassie Carr, Carissa Martin, Colton Martin, Ashley Bennett, Jacob Hambleton, Ryan Hambleton, Jenna Stevens, Christopher Stevens, Ashlyn Wolfe, James Webber and Daniel Stevens; ten great-grandchildren; and sisters, Carol Zee of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sandra and Chris Pizzi also of Phoenix, Ariz.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; son, Carl "Chip" Carr; and daughter, Tracy Carr.
Memorial services were held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Hoagland Community Church, 11320 Hoagland Rd., Hoagland, Indiana 46745. Pastor Todd Buckmaster officiated the service.
Burial will take place at a later date in July at Greenlawn Cemetery in North Kingsville, Ohio.
Send a condolence or share a memory of Gary at www.northernindianafuneralcare.com or find us on www.facebook.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Northern Indiana Funeral Care of Fort Wayne.
Published on June 19, 2017
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