Charles Rex Kerr, 77, Roann, died 7:35 a.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born April 28, 1944, in North Manchester, to Clark and Ada (Rinearson) Kerr.
Rex was a 1962 graduate of Manchester High School. He married Judy Fields in Wabash Nov. 13, 1964. He was an assistant foundry supervisor at Ford Meter Box, retiring after 35 years. Rex was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing at the Waldo Golf Course. He was also a member of the National Rifle Association, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Kerr of Roann; four children: Angie (Ed) Sroufe of Claypool; Christopher Rex (Jena) Kerr of Silver Lake; Sheila (Steve) Thompson of Roann, and Andrew Kerr of Fulton; his little buddy, Kayden Kerr of Roann; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and his sister, Debbie (Danny) Fruitt of North Manchester. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Merlee Christie, and two granddaughters.
Family will receive friends 2-6 p.m. Friday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Street, Roann.
Preferred memorial is Roann Little League Program.