James Edwin Kerr IV
- June 23, 1928 - January 19, 2013
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of James' Passing
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“I'm sorry to hear of his passing. I met him several times. My sympathy goes out to his family and sister Mary and her husband Art. My husband Dave...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Joan Crrowley Fytelson - Waldwick, NJ
“My husband and I visited your Dad about 6 years ago. I am Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Croft Carter's granddaughter. Her mother was Winifred Gertrude Kerr...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Cynthia M. Anderson - Chesapeake, VA
“Jim always had a smile for everyone and kind words. He also was a good listener
that made you feel whatever you were saying was important to him. I...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Angela Singley - Bena, VA
“I knew a james kerr, fso, in ciudad juarez, mexico, in 1961-63, I am not sure this is the same person..would be interested in hearing. felix dorough
4 of 5 | Posted by: felix dorough - wi.lliamsburg, va, VA
“Ron and I were so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Mary Anne. I know this is a very hard time for you and your family, but in the days and weeks...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Debbie and Rob Brown - Poquoson, VA
James Edwin Kerr, IV a loving father, grandfather, and brother passed away on January 19, 2013. He was born June 23, 1928, in Washington, D.C. to the late James Edwin and Ethel Davies Kerr.
He is survived by his sister and her husband, Mary and Arthur DeCarlo of Ellicott City, MD.; daughter and her husband, Mary Anne and Bobby Singley of Williamsburg, VA; daughter and her husband, Johanna and Sean Bruce of Germantown, MD; daughter Courtney Ann Kerr and her partner Caitlin McHugh of Santa Fe, NM; son and his wife, James E. Kerr, V. and Tamara de la Camp of Alexandria, VA; 5 grandchildren, Ashby, Anne Marie, Alexis, Malcolm, and Lachlan.
Jim was an avid reader, who enjoyed traveling, tennis, cooking and gardening, but most of all, time with his family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Allied Occupation of Japan. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1951, and began working for the American Foreign Service retiring as Consul General in 1986.
The family will receive visitors at 10:30 am prior to the funeral service at 11:00 am Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA. Interment immediately following at Williamsburg Memorial Park.
The family extends its sincere appreciation for all of the passionate care given by his physicians, caregivers, and the staff and residents of Chambrel.
His family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be sent to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org), or to the Heritage Humane Society (www.heritagehumanesociety.org/).