Donald “Don” Carr, 66, lifelong resident of Earlsboro, passed from this life Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his home.

Donald “Don” Carr, 66, lifelong resident of Earlsboro, passed from this life Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his home.

He was born Aug. 22, 1952, to J.C. Carr Sr. and Leola (Sanders) Carr in Shawnee.

Don was raised in Earlsboro and graduated with the class of 1970 from Earlsboro High School.

He married the love of his life, Janice “Kaye” Brown, on March 28, 1971, in Shawnee, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 2015.

Don retired from Oklahoma Natural Gas Company.

He was a member of Whites Chapel CME and Ware Chapel. Don loved cooking, going to drag races and car shows, and fixing up old cars; especially his Mach 1 1969 Ford Mustang. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice “Kaye” Carr; his parents, J.C. and Leola Carr; one sister, Francis Hern; and one brother, J.C. Carr Jr.

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Donna Kaye Carr of Shawnee; son, Bobby Eugene Carr of Earlsboro; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lois and Willie Nubine of Oklahoma City, and Wanda Johnson of Moore; three brothers, Charles Carr of Earlsboro, Eddie and Jean Carr of Tecumseh, and Melvin Carr of Oklahoma City; five sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 10, and continue through service time.

Service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at Evangelistic Center Church with Reverend James Grayson of Israel Chapel in Spencer officiating. Burial will follow at Earlsboro Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.