John R. Carr, 68, Charles City

John R. Carr, 68, of Charles City, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.

A funeral service for John Carr will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Hauser Funeral Home with Sister Diana Blong from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church officiating. Entombment will be at Sunnyside Memory Gardens in rural Charles City.

Visitation will be one hour before the funeral service at the funeral home on Wednesday.

John Richard Carr, the son of Richard and Judy (Fulton) Carr, was born December 16, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio. He received his education in Brookville, Ohio, graduating from Brookville High School. John started working in the trucking industry at a fairly young age and before his retirement was most recently employed by Swift Packing Company.

John loved clocks and trains. He would help anyone out who needed it, even giving them the shirt off his back if necessary. John enjoyed spending time with his family and was considered a wonderful son and brother.

Living family members include his mother, Judy Arlet of Charles City; sister, Lisa (Jim) Coughlin of Ionia; daughter, Holly of Medina, Ohio; two sons: Eric Carr and Justin Carr both of Phoenix, Arizona; his beloved dog, Zander; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and canine companion, Freddy Bear.

Hauser Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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