Merven 'Merv' Carr


Merven “Merv” Carr, 81, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, surrounded by his wife, Susan (Honey Love), and family that loved him dearly.

He was born on Aug. 17, 1941, to the late Stanley and Kathleen Carr. Merv was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was an avid fisherman and loved spending his time on the water. Merv was a loving husband and father, Pa Paw and Poppy. Merv was a tremendous man of God who loved the Lord. He also was a gifted singer and enjoyed singing praise and worship songs.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Erven Carr; and grandson, Weston Carr.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Susan; three sons and two stepsons, Steve Carr (Jennifer), Randy Carr (Karla), Doug Carr (Malinda), Jeff Carson (Robin) and Chris Carson (Claire); three sisters and one brother; grandchildren, Matthew Carr, Tanner Kincaid, Jeremy Carr, MacKenzie Carr, Josh Carr, Sara Carr, Jared Carr, Brett Carson (Heather) and Tanner Carson (Jaime); two great-granddaughters that were the love of his life, Lainey Carson and Oaklee Carson. Merv would always tell his great-granddaughters, “Love you to the moon and back, Poppy.”

Merv’s family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland, with a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m. Pastor Gary Linbugh will be officiating and military honors will be rendered.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Merv or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at



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