Tony M. Carr, 52, of Savoy, Ill., formerly of the Milan area, passed away Sunday July 19, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital Urbana, Ill., following a courageous battle with cancer.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery, Moline, Ill. Those attending visitation and services are asked to wear a mask and observe social distancing. Capacity limits will be monitored. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the American Cancer Society.
Tony was born October 22, 1967 in Moline, Ill., a son of Camille and Judith A. (Richardson) Carr. He graduated from Rock Island High School, Class of 1985. Following High School, he graduated and earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in engineering from the University of Illinois. He was employed for over 25 years at Flex-N-Gate Corporation, Urbana.
Tony’s favorite times were those spent with family and friends. He will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful and kind son, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed his work, cruising, island life and music.
Surviving are his sisters, Tammy Humble, Columbiaville, Mich., and Terri Carr, Milan; nephew, Justin Leatherman, Davenport, Iowa; nieces, Lacey (Mike) Fox, Houghton Lake, Mich., and Cheyenne Humble, Otisville, Mich.; two great nieces; two great nephews; and many friends.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Timmy Carr.
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