Jimmy Carr, Jr.

Jimmy Carr, Jr., 80, of 203 Pine Street, passed away Monday, January 28, 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Widower of Mary Helen Simmons Carr, he was born in Harrels, N.C., and was a son of the late Jimmy Carr, Sr., and the late Emma Lewis Carr.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, a member and deacon of Bethel Baptist Church, former member and deacon of Holy Cross Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA., and a retired truck driver.

Surviving are: 3 sons, Jimmy Carr, III, (Angel), Jeffrey Carr, and Jerry Carr, all of Philadelphia, PA; 3 daughters, Debra Grandy (Robert), of Philadelphia, Deyvonne Carr of Gaffney, and Sheena Driscall (Gary), of Philadelphia; brother, Charles Carr, of Maryland; 2 sisters, Alberta Johnson of Raleigh, NC, and Margaret Carr of Williamsport, PA; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

The Funeral Service will be Tuesday, Feb 5th, 1:00 p.m., in Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. J.W. Sanders, Jr., officiating.  Interment will be in Robinson Chapel Cemetery, Blacksburg.

He will be in state in the church Tuesday at noon.  

The Gilmore Mortuary

3 thoughts on “Jimmy Carr, Jr.

  1. Our Condolences To The Carr Family
    Praying God’s Comfort For Each One. Knowing Only God Can Give You What You Need. In Jesus Christ Name Amen.

  2. My God give the Carr family strength and comfort them at this time .
    MR. Carr (Pop) will truly be missed. He was a Father to many of the neighbor hood children.
    Thank you for sharing your father with the neighborhood.
    Rest in peace Mr. Carr (pop)

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