Edsel Ford Carr, 93.
He was born in Akron and was a resident of the Akron/Uniontown areas. Ford had been employed with Railway Express, All States Freight/P.I.E. and Schuster's Express. He held the positions of driver, terminal manager and was also the New England District Manager. Ford served in the Battle of the Bulge in the U.S. Army during WWII, As-Pac-Ta and the Persian Gulf Command. He was a member of Adoniram Joppa Lodge #517 F. & A.M. and also A.A.S.R., Valley of Akron and Yusef Khan Grotto. He was a member of various traffic and transportation clubs, New England Labor and Grievance Board and the New England Crime Bureau.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ethel; sons: Robert (Cynthia), and James (Gail); grandchildren: John, Jennifer, Glenn and Heather; great grandson, Fischer, and one on the way; and brother, Maxwell. Preceded in death by his brother, Glenn; and sisters: Juanita and Mary Louise.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12 Noon at the Hopkins Lawver UNIONTOWN Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale Street, 1 block NW of the square of 619 & Cleveland Avenue, with Pastor Eloy Pacheco and Deacon Jack Underwood officiating. Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3505 Embassy Parkway, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44333.
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|Publication:||Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)|
|Date:||Mar 20, 2009|
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