A resident of Chatham, Wayne Wesley “Pa” Carr peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in his 91st year.
Wayne was the son of the late John & Bessie (nee Benge) Carr.
Loving husband of the late Rose Carr (2018).
Beloved father of Eric & Nikki Carr and Don & Janine Carr, both of Chatham.
Grandfather of Jason (Kristen) Carr, Jamie (Shawna) Carr, Kayne (Lesley) Carr, Caitlin (Steve) Cameron and Whitney Carr. Great-grandfather of Erica, Jarrod, Lindsay, Mackenzie, Brayden, Ella, Sophia, Zachary, Kaydence and Brinley. Survived by his siblings, Hilda, Darwin (Joanne), Alice and Cheryl (Gary). Predeceased by sister Donna.
After 30 years at Navistar he retired in 1986. Wayne and Rose spent many years in Florida and participated in craft shows. In later years, he enjoyed golfing, gardening and happy to share his tomatoes and cucumbers with neighbours and friends. He looked forward to his daily trips to the coffee shop to share a joke or two with his buddies.
A private graveside service will be officiated by Rev. David Tatsu on Monday, December 13th, 2021 at Maple Leaf cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Chatham Good Fellows, Salvation Army or charity of your choice are appreciated by the family. Please share a condolence online at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.