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Jim S. Kerr

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Jim S. Kerr

80, of Mooresville died Friday, December 6, 2013 at his home. He was born August 3, 1933 in Geneva, IN to the late Lester and Helen Kerr. Jim received his degree from Purdue University and worked as a civil engineer for Conrail where he retired after 33 years of service. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mooresville, where he and his wife were involved with the Henderson Team and numerous other church programs. His interests included following the Green Bay Packers and Purdue football and crafting model airplanes out of balsa wood. He will be fondly remembered for regularly attending his children and grandchildren's sporting events and programs. He had a contagious smile with a great sense of humor and never knew a stranger. Surviving is his wife, Ginny Hobbs Willhite- Kerr; his seven children, Doug Kerr (Dee) of Brownsburg, Marci Evenson (Brent) of Bloomington, IL, Jayne McAllister (Jeff) of Foutaintown, IN, Rob Kerr (Sally) of Mooresville, Patty Longo (Bob) Fairland, IN, Julie Sanders (Randy) of Indianapolis and Tammie Vanderipe (Mike) of Carmel. He is also survived by eighteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Mooresville, with Pastor Dennis Peyton conducting services. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the church on Tuesday. Private Burial will be held at White Lick Cemetery at a later date. Funeral service entrusted to Carlisle- Branson Funeral Ser vice & Crematory . In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Mooresville or the . Visit http://www.carlislebranson.com to sign the guest registry or share a memory.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 8, 2013
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