James V. Carr Sr.

Published 5:24 pm Monday, October 7, 2019

WINDSOR — James Vernon “Jimmy” Carr Sr., 72, passed away on Oct. 7, 2019, in Sentara Obici Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

James V. Carr Sr.

Born in Isle of Wight County, he was a son of the late James Lonnie Carr and Nancy Verna Bradshaw Carr, and was also predeceased by a brother, William Lonnie Carr.

Jimmy was a retired roll finishing clamp truck operator on the No. 2 paper machine for International Paper.

He was a member of Carrsville Hunt Club and Delaware Hunt Club.

Jimmy was also a member of Colosse Baptist Church.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Nita Vick Carr; two sons, James Vernon “Jim” Carr Jr. (Farrah) of Suffolk; and William Tracy Carr (Candice) of Windsor; six grandchildren, Kristin, Jordan, Austin, Brennen, Melissa and Tiffany Carr; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved yellow lab, Gator.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Webb and the Rev. Steve Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow in Windsor Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to Colosse Baptist Church, 6361 Rhodes Drive, Windsor, VA 23487.