Edwin Ellis "Ed" Kerr, 77, of Sedalia,
died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003,
He was born May 18, 1926,
in Cole Camp, a son of Ernest and Minnie Kerr. In 1961, he married May L.
Walker, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Kerr was born and raised in Cole Camp, where he attended school before
moving to Sedalia. He worked in a
steel mill, traveled with the race horse circuit, and worked for the Chamberlin
family farms, Homakers Furniture and SacredHeartChurch
from which he retired. Being a man who couldn't sit still, he went back to work
for Green Thumb and worked at the Sedalia Boys Club and Parkhurst. He enjoyed
fishing, hunting, working around the yard and driving his car.
Survivors include three daughters, Karen Kerr and Joyce Small, both of Sedalia,
and Patricia Thompson, of Denver; a
son, Larry Mack, of Boonville; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren,
and a special friend, Wanda Byrd. He was also predeceased by his parents, a
sister, Amy Williams, a brother, Alvin Kerr, Sr., and a grandson, Eric
Funeral services will be at
Tuesday at Burns Freewill Baptist Chapel, with the Rev. Eugene Poole
officiating. Burial will be in CrownHillCemetery.
Friends may call at the church after Tuesday. There will be no family visitation.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes
Association, in care of the McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.