Ronald Dean Carr was born in Ottumwa, Iowa to Elmer and Madeline Carr. In 1951, Ron listed in the Navy, he was stationed on the U.S.S. Carp. Ron obtained his high school diploma while in the service. He was Honorably Discharge in 1954, with a Korean Service ribbon, United Nations ribbon, and National Defense ribbon. After being discharged Ron and Chris met at a roller rink in Ottumwa, Iowa. They later got married, lived on a beautiful farm in Russell , Iowa where they raised their son Jeremy and where he lived until he passed away and Chris is still residing there. Ron and Chris owned and operated the Firestone in Chariton, Iowa for several years. Then they decided to sell real estate also in Chariton, Iowa. During their retirement years they would have coffee with friends every morning to catch up on everything that goes on around town.
On August 29, 2021, Ron had passed away at Mercy-One Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He is preceded in death by his parents. Ron is survived by his wife Chris, son Jeremy (Andrea) Carr from Albia, Iowa.
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