Robert W. Kerr, 65, of Carlisle, loving husband
and father, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Tuesday, May 15, 1945,
in Carlisle, a son of Rosamond S. (Mayberry) Kerr of Carlisle and the late John R. Kerr, Jr.
Bob was a 1963 graduate of Carlisle High School.
He retired in 2008 as a foreman on the mold line after 44 years of service with Carlisle Tire and Wheel Co. He was a member
of the Mosquito Creek Sportsman’s Club, a social member of V.F.W. Post 8386 and the Block Camp, all of Frenchville.
Bob was also a member of the Eagles Aerie 1299, Moose Lodge 761 and the White Circle Club, all of Carlisle and the Carlisle
Fish and Game Association. Bob was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife
of 40 years, E. Carol (Goodhart) Kerr, sons; David A. Kerr of Newville and Ron (and his wife, Michelle) Kerr of Carlisle,
daughter, Elizabeth A. (and her husband, Jeffrey) Seibert of Carlisle, brothers; Edward Kerr of Harrisburg, Andrew Kerr of
Newville, J. Michael Kerr of Richmond, VA and James Kerr of Newville, six grandchildren; Hannah, Zach, Aaron, Derek, Alexus
and Morganne, a great-granddaughter, Mia and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services to celebrate Bob’s
life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2011, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle,
with Rev. Lynn R. Schultz officiating. Burial will be private. Viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
the funeral home and on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer
Society, 3211 N. Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1342.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss. We are sorry
for the loss that we suffer also. Bob was loved by many and certainly by us. Please know that you are in our prayers
Bill and Connie Murphy
We are sorry to hear about your loss and all of our
loss as well. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Merv & Carol Stone
Words can't describe how much I miss you and it has
only been a day... I would give everything I have, just to hear you say my name one more time. I love you Dad.
Carol, my deepest sympathy to you, your children and
to Bob's family for the loss you all have suffered. Bob was a great guy, loved and called friend by many. He will truly be
missed by all that knew him, and that is a lot folk's. May God bless and comfort you during this time of sadness. Sincerely,
I worked with Bob at Carlisle Tire & Rubber and
always enjoyed our conversations while we were at work. Our prayers are with the family during this time of need!
May your many memories keep and sustain you in your
times of sorrow and sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Denise & Pete Houghton
Heaven needed another angel....
Prayers go out to
My Sympathy to Bobs family. He was a special guy and
wil be missed by alot of people. I met Bob when I started working at Carlisle Tire & wheel. Great guy who cared about
teaching his employees. may God bless the family in this time of sorrow.
My heart goes out to the family and friends of Bob.He
was a good boss,friend and compassionate human being.The things he accomplished on this earth stand as a testament to great
man he really was. He will be missed dearly.
My heart goes out to the Kerr family.
very sorry for your loss.
Bob was a great man and will be missed.
Out of respect to Bobs family and friends,I
am sorry for your loss. I would like to say that Bob was the most knowledgeable and respected boss at Carlisle Tire
& Wheel. I am certain a lot of people that had ever worked for him would agree with that.
I am Frank Swartz's sister and thoughts and prayers
are with you at this sad time.
Deanna L. Brookhart
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Kerr
family. Robert's dedication to helping out with Piranha football will proudly be remembered.
Dave & Cheryl
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Kerr family.
Robert's dedication to helping out with Piranha football will proudly be remembered.
Dave & Cheryl Kmiecik
Though we may not be near at this time to personally express our condolences, please know that you are in our
thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
The Lord has taken a wonderful person from our midst.
God bless all
Tom & Sue Burke
Our prayers and sympathy to the family
of Bob kerr.
Please know he is in a better place, pain free.
Donna and Brian Morrow family
I had the opportunity to work with Bob at
Tire & Rubber for many years.
He was a solid person. The world needs more
people like Bob.
Rest in love and peace.
To Carol, Dave and Ron, My heart goes out to you at
this time of your loss. Please know that Bob was the best Foreman I have ever had in my life. Your loss is mine as well.
Rest in peace my friend and know that we are missing you on earth. Let the Lord guide you to that big buck in heaven.
We are sorry for your loss.
You are in
our thoughts and prayers.
Richard and Mary Ellis
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