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Carl G. "Dumpy" Duerr Sr.


1937 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Carl G. "Dumpy" Duerr Sr. Obituary
Carl G. Duerr Sr., 78 of Luray, VA, died quietly at home after a long illness. He was surrounded by family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gustav and Beatrice Duerr, two brothers Colby and William Duerr and one sister Evelyn Thornley.

He is survived by his wife Nancy Duerr of Luray, VA, one son Carl Duerr Jr. and wife Pearl of Dover, DE, two daughters Beth Marie Duerr of Dover, DE, and Cindy Lynn Hahn and husband Bubba of Luray, VA. He has one surviving brother Augustus Duerr and wife Laura of Florida. He also is survived by eight grandchildren, Jason McPherson and wife Chelsea of Dover, DE, Robert Jones Jr., and wife Heather of Dover, DE, Britney Jones of Dover, DE, Christopher Duerr and wife Sandy of Wilmington, DE, Brian Duerr and wife Veronica of Harrington, DE, Stephen Duerr and spouse Mike Castura of Newark, DE, Jon Duerr and partner Hank Robinson of Claymont, DE, and Amy Lane of Felton, DE. As well as five great granddaughters: Arianna and Abagale Jones both of Dover, DE, Kayla and Melody Dennis also of Dover, DE and Aubrey Duerr of Harrington, DE. He is also survived by his granddog Gracie of Luray, VA, and several well-loved nieces and nephews.

He was born July 17, 1937, in Wyoming, DE. He was the fifth child of the late Gus and Bea Duerr. Carl graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in 1956. He married his wife, Nancy of 57 years, in 1958. Carl retired from Reichhold Chemicals in 2001 after 37 years.

A devoted family man he enjoyed; travel, classic cars, bluegrass music and was a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan.
The family will receive friends for a celebration of life in honor of Carl at Camden-Wyoming Moose Lodge 760 Moose Lodge Road on Sunday January 3, 2016 from 2-4PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent County SPCA, 32 Shelter Circle, Camden, DE 19934.
Published in Dover Post from Dec. 28, 2015 to Jan. 7, 2016
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