Memorial services for Joseph “Joe” Cotterall Carr III, age 43, of Gordon, NE will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home in Gordon, NE.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.
Joe passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017in route to Regional West Hospital in Scottsbluff, NE. He was born on April 9, 1974 in Wheeling, WV to Joseph Carr II (Janet Carr) and Priscilla Brautigam (Henry Wiley).
As a young man, he lived with his family in Ohio. He was educated in the local schools, graduating from RiverHigh School. He later graduated from a Technical school as a Diesel Mechanic and from welding school. He entered the Army Reserves and after a few years was discharged.
On August 2, 1997, he was married to Linnea Mayers in Chesapeake, VA. The couple lived in Virginia and after several moves, they moved to Gordon, NE where Joe worked as a Diesel Mechanic. He was a member of the local American Legion Motorcycle Riders. He enjoyed wood-working, hunting, riding his Harley and being with his wife and kids.
He is survived by wife Linnea Mayers of Gordon, NE; sons Joseph C. Carr IV of Gordon, NE (currently stationed in San Diego, CA) and Harley Carr of Gordon, NE; daughter Leora Carr of Gordon, NE; father Joseph C. Carr II and Janet Carr of Morgantown, WV; mother Priscilla Ward and Henry Wiley of Clarington, OH; sisters Mindy Smith of Clarington, OH and Misty Potts of Clarington, OH; and brother Aaron Carr of Morgantown, WV.