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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 and thoughts.

Bill and Connie Murphy
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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
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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.

Ron
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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, Paul

Paul Mullen
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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!

John L Kiehl
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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
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Heaven needed another angel....
Prayers go out to the family.
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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.

Jeff Smith
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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.

Rob Mallein
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 My heart goes out to the Kerr family.
I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Bob was a great man and will be missed.

Alex Ellis
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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.

David Martinez
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I am Frank Swartz's sister and thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Deanna L. Brookhart
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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
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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
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 Carol and Family,
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 of you.

Tom & Sue Burke
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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
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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.

Bob Jackson
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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.

Andy Horn
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We are sorry for your loss.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Richard and Mary Ellis
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Since 1853
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