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Graveside Service

Long Point Cemetery
Tuesday November 16th, 2021

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John "Bob" G. Carr

John “Bob” G. Carr, 78 of Decatur passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 6:09 p.m. at Hickory Point Christian Village in Forsyth, IL. He was born on June 1, 1943 in Decatur, IL the son of John “Tim” and Erma (Fickes) Carr. John worked as a Medical Administrator for the State of Illinois and he was the owner and operator of Betty and Bobs Flower Shop and Abe and Bobs Flower Shop in Decatur, IL and Taylorville, IL. He was a Veteran of the United States Army during Vietnam.

He is survived by his brother: Tim (Annette) Carr of Mt. Zion, IL; nieces: Sarah Carr and Kayla Carr, nephew: Timothy Carr Great- Niece: Lailah Carr and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and brother-in-law.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 12:00 Noon at Long Point Cemetery in Niantic, IL with military graveside honors and Pastor Brian Canaday officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hickory Point Christian Village 565 W. Marion Ave. Forsyth, IL 62535.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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I was a classmate of Johns He was always a nice pleasant person and always smiling. So sorry to hear of his passing Bev (McGeorge) Walter

Beverly McGeorge Walter Nov 16 2021 10:30 PM

I'm saddened by John's passing and will miss his good humor, sharp wit and friendship.

Marvin L. Bell, Jr. Nov 15 2021 6:36 PM

Sending deepest condolences to the family. John was a wonderful man and a good friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. May you rest in peace.

Kim Moore Nov 15 2021 1:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John "Bob" Carr

Carol Janusick Nov 14 2021 11:52 PM

Rest in peace, John.

Gary Dean Cranmer Nov 14 2021 7:01 AM

Moose and I send our deepest sympathy with the loss of John. Such a nice guy!

Ken & Susan Brackett (Naples, Florida) Nov 14 2021 6:44 AM

I worked for John Bob for 17 years. He was no only a boss but also my friend! Rest in peace John, you will be missed.

Penny Lee Nov 13 2021 9:34 PM