Gerald A. Carr, 66, Little Compton


Gerald A. Carr, 66, of Little Compton, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, July 7, 2013.  He was the husband of Ann A. (Walker) Carr.

Born in Fall River, son of Hazel E. (Manchester) Carr and the late Edwin A. Carr he had resided in Little Compton for most of his life. Mr. Carr was a United States Navy veteran serving in the Vietnam War and later serving in the Navy Reserves. He worked for Raytheon and for H.N. Wilcox Fishing Co. out of Sakonnet Point. He built his own boat, a 28-foot dragger, and worked as a commercial fisherman for most of his life. He was an able-bodied seaman with the Coast Guard and will be truly missed by his family and friends.

Survivors, along with his wife and mother, include three sons, Wilfred R. Carr and Robert J. Carr, both of Little Compton, and James H. Carr of Tiverton; one daughter, Laurel A. Carr of Little Compton; one brother, Wayne A. Carr of Little Compton; two sisters, Linda M. Albernaz of Middletown and Nina L. Carter of Portsmouth; nine grandchildren, Robert Jr., Mikhayla, Wilfred Jr., Leaven, Hayden, Ellie, Walker, Caleb and Lileigh, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bliss Four Corners Church, 1264 Stafford Rd., Tiverton, RI 02878.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.

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