Edsel Ford Carr, 93
Westborough – Edsel Ford Carr, 93, formerly of Westborough, passed away Thursday March 19, 2009.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ethel; his sons and their spouses, Robert and Cynthia and James and Gail; his grandchildren, John, Jennifer, Glenn and Heather; his greatgrandson, Fischer, and one on the way; and his brother, Maxwell. He was predeceased by his brother, Glenn, and his sisters, Juanita and Mary Louise.
Born in Akron, Ohio, and a resident of the Akron/Uniontown areas, Mr. Ford had been employed with Railway Express, All States Freight/P.I.E. and Schuster's Express. He held the positions of driver, terminal manager and the New England District Manager. He served in the Battle of the Bulge in the U.S. Army during World War II, As-Pac-Ta and the Persian Gulf Command.
He was a member of Adoniram Joppa Lodge #517 F. & A.M. and also A.A.S.R., Valley of Akron and Yusef Khan Grotto. He was a member of various traffic and transportation clubs, New England Labor and Grievance Board and the New England Crime Bureau.
Funeral services were held March 21 at the Hopkins Lawver Uniontown Funeral Home of Akron, with interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 3505 Embassy Parkway, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44333.
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