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George Kerr

February 27, 2007
George Kerr
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George Edison Kerr, 79, of Washington, Pa., formerly of Greene Co, died unexpectedly at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 in his home.He was born February 25, 1928 in Jackson Twp., (Delphine), Greene Co., Pa. a son of Phillip Rex and Brooksie Moniger Kerr and resided in Greene County in his early years prior to moving to Washington County in 1991.Mr. Kerr had formerly attended Bethany United Methodist Church.He was a veteran of World War II where he served with the U.S. Army as a PFC in Germany with Troop C 13 Constabulary Squad, receiving the Army of Occupation Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He was a former member of the American Legion Post #330 and the Eagles Club, all of Waynesburg.Mr. Kerr was formerly employed in the gas oil fields of Western Pa. with McClure Sons and in West Virginia and Ohio with Yost Brothers and Chisler Drilling of Daybrook, W.Va.,and was also employed during the road construction project of I79 and I70 by Mashuda Construction and Chapman Corp. He was last employed by Ohio Valley Excavating and Baden Oil and Gas Co., of Baden, Pa. prior to his retirement due to ill health. He enjoyed hunting as long as his health permitted.Surviving are two sons, Johnny Bill Kerr of Waynesburg, and Charles Robert, husband of Deborah Kerr of Morgantown, W.Va.; two daughters, Pamela Faye, wife of James Engle of Washington, Pa. And Patricia Diane, wife of Kenneth Headlee of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren, Heidi Whipkey, Jennifer Williams, Jeffery, Joseph and Jayme Engle, and Jonathan, Travis and Ariel Kerr; 7 great grandchildren; one sister in law, Mary Jo Kerr of Brave; and several nieces and nephews.Deceased are one son, Samuel Rex Kerr; four brothers, Samuel R., Kenneth R., Eli F. and Raymond M. Kerr; seven sisters, Annabelle Weaver, Irma Strope, Betty Jean King, Ethel Marlene Phillips, Maude Elizabeth Weaver, Margaret R. Bateson, and Edna Faye Nelson.He was the last of his immediate family.

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