Jesse David Carr, Sr. of Bradenton, passed away on April 10th, 2021. He was born in Franklin, Ohio to Thelma Elizabeth Smith and Fred Ellis Carr, Sr.
Jesse was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be sadly missed and remembered by his loving wife, Judy, of several years.
Jesse was a member of several organizations: Chairman of Gulf Coast Builders in 1977, President of Home Builders Assoc. in 1982, Executive Committee of the Republican Club of Manatee County from 1980-1984, also Vice President of the Florida Home Builders Assoc. from 1984-1985. Jesse was President of the Builders Association of Manatee County 1984-1985 and was on Manatee’s County Comprehensive Plan-participation and development in 1989. He was also President of the 100 Club-serving Law Enforcement from 1994-1995, one of the founders of the Privateers in Manatee County and a longtime member of the Elks Club and American Legion.
Jesse was a loving Father to: Kelly Carr (Jim Clouse), LeDema Carr Porter, Jesse D. Carr, Jr. (Robin Carr) and Devon Carr Davis (Warren MerrimanIII). Brother: Robert Carr. Step- children: Lori Jean Murphy, Michael Todd Murphy. Grandchildren: Kathleen Porter, Jordon G. Carr, Victoria A. Carr, and Alexandria L. Carr. Step-Grandchildren: Brian Murphy (Morgan), Erin Murphy Berry (Brett), Philip Case, Meghan Case, Riley Case. Great-Grandchildren: Liam and Oliver Murphy, Reese, and Raynie Berry and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on April 24th at 11 Am, located at the Church of the Cross, 5051 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL. 34207
Jesse will be laid to rest with honors, in a private ceremony, at Sarasota National Cemetery.
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