Michael Oran Carr, 58, of Windsor passed away December 28, 2015 at 1:58 p.m. at his home. Mike was born October 7, 1957 in Shelbyville he was the son of Russell and Betty (Hennigh) Carr. On April 11, 1980 he and Janet Hale were united in marriage.
Mike was self-employed most of his life, he farmed and later operated a landscaping/handyman business. He enjoyed excavating and worked with Lewis Excavating and later with Cox Surveying, Findlay. Mike was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was mayor of Carrville. He enjoyed his family and friends and created a family village, pond, cabin and trails for his family to enjoy while hunting mushrooms, camping, fishing and “Living the Life”.
Surviving are his wife Janet of Windsor; mother Betty Carr of Neoga; sons David (Diana) Carr of Trilla, Walter (Jennifer) Carr, Michael “Tom” (Lori) Carr both of Windsor; one sister Linda (Randy) Rose of Monticello; a brother Jerry Carr of Effingham; six grandchildren Tyler, Patrick, Simon, Maxwell, Larissa, and Maranda all of Windsor. Preceding him in death were his father Russell, Marine brother Jed Hagens and self-adopted son Jordan Giertz.
A Celebration of Life will be held 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2016at the Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home, Windsor. Memorials may be made to Journey for Jordan.
On-line condolences may be left at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.