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Rufus Henry Kerr, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1910
Death: Jan. 8, 2003

Rufus Henry1 Kerr was born in Wedowee, Randolph Co., AL July 19, 1910. Rufus died January 8, 2003 in Wedowee, Randolph Co., AL. Services for Rufus Henry (Buck) Kerr, 92, of Wedowee, were Friday, January 10, 2003, at 2 pm at the First Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Henderson officiating. Burial followed at Wedowee City Cemetery. Mr. Kerr was a lifelong resident of Randolph County, the oldest of seven children. He was born July 19, 1910, son of Joseph Higgins and Levis Matthews Kerr. He was a retired rural letter carrier for the United Postal Service where he worked for 25 years. He also had worked at The Randolph Press and the State of Alabama ABC Board and was a member of the Kiwanis Club and Wedowee Senior Citizens, as well as being a member of the First United Methodist Church and a veteran of the Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Exa Hunter Kerr, a daughter, Melinda Wilson, and a son R. H. Kerr Jr. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Frances Hanson of Troy and Mrs Jane K. Williamson of Rome, GA; two sisters, Edith Head of Rock Mills and Mildred Snow of Birmingham, eight grandchildren and nine great-grand children and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Hunter Hanson, Emory Hanson, Michael Williamson, Gregory Childs, Barry Wilson Jr, Patrick Wilson, Clint Wilson, James Kendrick and Logan Ide. Honorary pallbearers were Wedowee Kiwanis Club. The family requests donations be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund. Arrangements were by Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph H Kerr (1884 - 1947)
  Mary Levis Matthews Kerr (1889 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Exa Emily Hunter Kerr (1908 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Rufus Henry Kerr (1932 - 1939)*
  Frances Kerr Hanson (1934 - 2013)*
  Melinda Kerr Wilson (1942 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rufus Henry Kerr (1910 - 2003)
  Mary Jo Kerr Traylor (1917 - 1994)*
  Helen Kerr Marion (1919 - 1941)*
  Madge Kerr Bramlett (1925 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wedowee Masonic Cemetery / City Cemetery
Wedowee
Randolph County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: PamAudasSmith
Originally Created by: Norman Satterwhite
Record added: Feb 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33750322
Rufus Henry Kerr, Sr
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Rufus Henry Kerr, Sr
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