Larry A. Carr (60) of Cocoa Beach, Florida and formerly of Greenup


Published on August 27 2012 11:13 am

Larry A. Carr, age 60 of Cocoa Beach, Florida and formerly of Greenup, IL passed away at 4:13 AM – Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Bishop Funeral Home in Greenup, IL.  Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery north of Greenup, IL.  Visitation will be held 1 hour before the services at the funeral home.   There will also be a memorial service at 11:00 AM (Eastern Time) – September 8, 2012 at the Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach, FL.

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Larry was born on July 10, 1952 in Greenup, IL the son of Benjamin Franklin “Hank” Carr and Lila (Cutright) Carr. He married Trudy Lynn Ismael on July 8, 1972 and she preceded him in death on December 19, 1993.  He later married Catherine Harmon on April 9, 1995 and she survives.  Larry worked for NASA and retired after 25 years of service as deputy director of Integrated Data Systems.  He enjoyed boating, big game fishing; motorcycle riding and was a HAM radio operator.

Larry is survived by: Wife – Cathy Carr of Cocoa Beach, FL...Mother – Lila Carr of Lake Alfred, FL...Sons – Chris Carr of Howell, Michigan and Evan Carr of Cape Canaveral, FL...Brothers – Bob (Barb) Carr of Mattoon, IL and Kenny (Deana) Carr of Greenup, IL...Sister – Beth (Mike) Weger of Auburndale, FL.

Larry was preceded in death by his father, wife Trudy and his grandparents.