CHARLOTTE - Mr. Thomas Clifton Kerr, Jr., 80, of Charlotte, passed away Dec.21, 2012 at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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He had worked as a transportation manager and retired from West Marine where he was director of transportation.
He attended Thrift United Methodist Church and was a member of West Gate Masonic Lodge. He served in the U. S. Air Force where he was an airplane mechanic.
He was the son of the late Thomas Clifton Kerr Sr. & Della Lail Kerr Tolleson and was also preceded in death by his brother, C. Reid Tolleson.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Alice Bridges Kerr of the home; two sons,
Thomas Clifton Kerr III and wife, Jenifer of Charlotte, and Christian Blair Kerr of Charlotte; a daughter, Alycia Nicole Kerr Pueschel and husband, Emory of Belmont; three sisters, Maxann Kerr Morrison of Suffolk, Va., Lynn Hughes of Fairfield, Va. and Terri Martin of Timberlake; and grandchildren, Thomas Clifton Kerr IV, Sabrina Renee Kerr, Courtland Pueschel, Carys Pueschel and Charlotte Pueschel.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel
Officiated By: The Rev. Mel Burton
Burial: Sunset Cemetery, Shelby
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Gaston Hospice, 258 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, N.C., 28054 or Thrift United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 205, Paw Creek, N.C., 28130
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Cleveland Funeral Services
2518 W Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 24, 2012