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“Whenever I would describe Jim to someone, I would say, "He just is." He just was who he was. No pretense, no guile. He didn't seem to be concerned...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Ruth Carr - Chicago, IL - sister

“Jim will be remembered for his laid back persona, his contagious smile and humor. What a Nice Guy// What a Buddy// just CJ ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: CJ - Kentwood, MI - friend

“To Sarah and his family, My fondest memory is that I was able to be with James out in the community through Hope Network. He had a good sense of...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: CJ Willis - Grand Rapids, MI

“Jim will be greatly missed. His passing must leave a huge hole in your life. He was a loved and loving man. How wonderful to know he is in heaven...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Janet Scally - Rochester, NY

“Dan and I were talking this morning and remembered the day Jim was baptized in our pool. Precious memories. I have many more and am looking forward...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Dan and JeanDavies - Jamestown, NY

“I remeber watching him turn the pages of his precious moments bible, one by one. A sweet guy. God bless the family in this time. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jeremy Tobin - Wyoming, MI

“I will miss your sweet smile and laugh u brightened the room even in the end. God blessed us all when he brought u into our lives. Love u little...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Brandi - jenison, MI

“I miss you Jimmy!!! You were so fun to be around, you made me laugh even during our not so fun times.. I'm so happy you are home now; still I wish I...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Bobbie Marzean - Grand Rapids, MI

“I am happy for Jim that he is now with the Lord. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Veenstra - Hastings, MI

“"jimmy" will be missed at brookcrest and still from church. everyone enjoyed ur giggles and telling the ladies that they are "pretty" all the time :-...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: emilie davis - wyoming, MI

“Oh, Jim. you will be missed. We mourn your absence yet it is a mourning filled with hope and expectation. We will meet again. I can just see you...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Stancliff - Fairview Heights, IL

“We were saddened to hear of Jim's passing. Yet, I immediately saw the picture of that honey, clapping and joyfully praising the Lord in his offbeat...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Lou Kuncaitis - Allendale,, MI

“Thaanks to his loving family I am sure he had as productive a life as was possible. We have pleasant memories of the few times that we saw him.ggf6m ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Dave Sheets - S. Burlington, VT

“Audrey and I are sorry for the loss of this special man. We pray that the God of all comfort will comfort the hearts of his family and those who...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Leon & Audrey De Haan - Allendale, MI

“Dear family, we are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed by all. Love to all Jack and Karen Wiebenga ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jack and Karen Wiebenga - MI

“I believe everyone will remember Uncle Jim praise-filled heart as he danced at church to a lively worship service. As mom and I have been talking...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Timothy Hall - Byron Center, MI

“Uncle Jim, You are greatly missed here on earth but I know heaven has been blessed receiving another one of God's children. I will always remember...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Karen & Wayne Riddle - Columbia, SC


CARR – James Lynn Carr, aged 61, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Adah Carr. He is survived by siblings, Robert (Jessie) Carr of Montrose, PA, Sarah (Harold) Hall of Wyoming, MI, Ruth Carr of Chicago, IL, Joyce (Phil) Temple of Canton, MI, and Jane (Eric) Stancliff of Fairview Hts., IL. He is also survived by 3 nieces, 9 nephews, their spouses and children. A family memorial is planned for a later date. The family wishes to thank the staff at Brookcrest Christian Nursing Home for their kind and loving care.