Eddy Carr, 79, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Abilene, Texas.
Born in Abilene, Texas on December 28, 1938, Eddy was the son of Edna (Ivy) and Morris Vernon Carr. He retired after a military career in the U.S. Navy as a communication supervisor.
Eddy was an avid bowler and a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 6873 in Abilene.
Survivors include his wife, Elva Jo Carr of Abilene; children, Sheldon Carr, David Carr, Suzanne Carr, Tracy Livingston and Tiffany Cox; grandchildren, Asley Otwell, Hunter, Alexandria, Dekota, Haley, Sarah, Heather, Tanner and Olivia; and great-grandchildren, Will, Eathan, Emira, Gracelynn and Leon.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being made by The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene.
Memorials may be made to Hendrick Hospice Care, 1651 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 79601; V.F.W. Post #6873, 1049 Veterans Drive, Abilene, TX 79605, Alzheimer's Association, North Central Texas Chapter, 301 S. Pioneer Dr., Abilene, TX 79605; or to the donor's favorite charity.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.