Cover photo for Howard A. Carr's Obituary
Howard A. Carr Profile Photo

Howard A. Carr

October 11, 1943 — October 8, 2023

Brookville, Ohio

Howard A. Carr

Howard A. Carr, Jr. age 79 of Brookville, Ohio died Sunday, October 8, 2023, at Maple Gardens in Eaton, Ohio. Born in Glen Jean, West Virginia on October 11, 1943, he was the son of the late Howard Albert & Hazel (Conley) Carr, Sr. Howard was an outdoors man that loved horses, fishing, hunting, and old classic country music.  He was a U.S. Navy airman on the USS Forrestal based in Jacksonville, Florida and worked in the refrigeration industries and owned several businesses during his career and traveled all over the United States. 


He was preceded in death by two siblings, Gloria Ann Carr and Benny Carr.


Survived by his children, Bill & Jackie Carr of West Palm Beach, FL, Stephanie & Mike McVay of Mint Hill, NC and Gregg & Lynn Carr of Alva, FL., seven grandchildren: Holly Lanier, Heather Carr, Alex Carr, Zachary Erwin, Hannah Lucero, Abby Carr and Lily McVay; siblings: Juanita Hanson, Sue Welker (Bill),Twila Johnson, Jean Fleshman (Ronnie), Brenda Harris, Lynda Gibson (Rob) and Justin Carr (Jan), and by his partner and love Patricia Swann.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date in Concord, North Carolina. More information will be forth coming. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home – Eaton, Ohio. Online condolences at

To send flowers to the family in memory of Howard A. Carr, please visit our flower store.

Upcoming Services

Celebration of Life

Service will be held at a future date

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 965

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send With Love

Send With Love