Robert J. (Bob) Carr, 83, former Shawnee resident, passed away Dec. 21, 2019, after a brief illness.

Robert J. (Bob) Carr, 83, former Shawnee resident, passed away Dec. 21, 2019, after a brief illness.

Bob, as he was known to friends, held many occupations in his life, most recently having worked for O'Reilly Auto Parts in Choctaw for over 10 years.

He was a former dirt track racer, and loved NASCAR, fishing, going to the casinos, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father, Harris A. Carr, his mother, Winnie Rose Carr, his wife, Joyce McCoy, his daughter, Kathleen Williams and grandson, Stephen Joseph Brokeshoulder.

He leaves behind his two brothers, Donald L. Carr and Charles E. Carr; his sons Larry L. Carr, Charles Carr; his daughters Melody Carr-Carlson, Tammy Guardiola, Monique Carr, Desiree Carr, and Shauna Carr; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. at Living Word Church in Shawnee.