Walter “Calvin” Carr, 78, of Frankfort, Ind., died January 24, 2022 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born on September 30, 1943 in Frankfort to the late Walter Alonzo Carr and Sophia Pauline (Miller) Brant. He married Peggy Jean Carter on June 14, 1963 and she preceded him in death on January 24, 2015.
A lifelong Frankfort resident, Calvin was a 1961 graduate of Clinton Central High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1968, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was a Tool & Die Maker at Federal Mogul for 37 years, retiring in December 2005. He was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church and a member of the American Legion Post #12. Calvin enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, yard work, and feeding the squirrels and birds. As a sports fan, he enjoyed following the Indiana Pacers, Colts, and Indiana University sports. He was also an avid fan of “The Chase” game show.
Memorial donations may be made in Calvin’s honor to the American Legion Post #12, 451 W. Clinton Street, Frankfort, IN 46041.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Cemetery, Frankfort.
Surviving are his Sons: Mark A. (Jo) Carr of Frankfort and Daniel (Kelli) Carr of Michigantown; Sister: Linda (Mike) Hines of Frankfort; Grandchildren: Kyleigh & Kaleb Carr and Adam Reed; along with 3 Great-Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Peggy Jean Carr, granddaughter: Ashley Godby, and siblings: Vivian Hodgen, Janet Dixon, Tom Brant, and David Carr.