Jack E. Carr Sr., 73, of Clayton, passed away unexpectedly on December 27th, 2020.
Jack was born on June 5th, 1947 in Malone, New York, the son of Erwin (Slim) and Eileen Boyea Carr.
He attended elementary school in Fort Covington, N.Y., and graduated from Wilson High School in Niagara County.
Jack was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, riding his Harley, caring for his animals, and enjoying time with his family and friends, and let’s not forget his love of Jaeger.
Jack was passionate about racing and competed at Oswego Speedway where his son, Jack, Jr. assisted as a member on his father’s pitcrew.
Jack was a Vietnam War Veteran where he was a member of the First Air Calvary entering in 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1969. He retired from Ft. Drum, 10th Mountain Division, where he worked for over 30 years, as a civilian mechanic fixing all kinds of vehicles.
He is survived by his children, Tana Carr (significant other,Michael Welch) and Jack Carr,Jr. (Margaret Carr); his companion,Marchelle Wild, and her daughter, Alyssa Walters; grandchildren, Michael Robinson, Daniel Robinson, Jeffrey Robinson, Haley Reome, John Carr, Erik Carr, Roy Carr and Carrie Carr;six great grandchildren; sister, Sandra Carr; and several nieces and nephews.
Jack is predeceased by his parents, Erwin (Slim) Carr and Eileen Carr and his daughter, Carrie Ann Carr.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, January 3rd, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton from 2-4 followed by the Funeral Service at 4pm. Masks and social distancing required.
Donations can be made in his name to the Disabled American Veterans, to the benefit of Jefferson County DAV’s.
Sorry for the families loss. Worked with Jack for many years on Fort Drum. Very nice guy. Rest In Peace Jack
Jim and I are sending love and hugs to your family in your time of sadness. We both worked with Jack for many years at DOL on Fort Drum. We were so sad to learn about his death and hope that he has found peace now. You can now rest Jack.
Cheryl Walrath ( kio)
Many prayers and love to all the family.i met Jack when I became part of the family 20 years ago. You will be missed very much this summer when you came to Hammond for BBQs with Levi and Ella Carr Kio. Love you Jack and cause a ruckus in heaven don’t change.
Sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. I worked with Jack for a number of years and he was a great guy. My thoughts go out to his friends and family during this difficult time.