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Robert Lee Kerr

December 22, 1935 ~ September 17, 2020 (age 84)

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Robert (Bob) Lee Kerr, 84, of Canyon City, passed away on September 17, 2020. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Grant County Fair Grounds. Family and friends are welcome to join, potluck to follow.

Bob was born on December 22, 1935, in Santa Rosa, California. He married Judy (Horton) Kerr in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 1, 1986; moving to Canyon City, Oregon, in 1990.  Bob was a well-known gunsmith and custom stock maker with over 60 years’ experience. He was also a Shriner and a life member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; son Steve Kerr of Sacramento, CA; daughters, Sherrie Stone of Eagle, ID; Becky Stonerod-Pereira and Kimberly Phillipp of Roseburg, Or; and Jodi Cornwall of John Day, Or; Thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital -Travel Fund through Driskill Memorial Chapel at 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, Or 97845.

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Memorial Service
September 26, 2020

1:00 PM
Grant County Fairgrounds Trowbridge Pavilion
411 NW Bridge St.
John Day, OR 97845

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