James “Jim, Jimmy” Carr

James “Jim, Jimmy” R. Carr born March 26th, 1943 in Elk City, Ok to Ernest and Ella Carr. James passed away March 18th, 2021 in Amarillo, Tx at home with his wife Marcia Carr nearby.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Mach 23, 2021 at Lighthouse Funeral Chapel, located at 4207 SW 21st Ave., in Amarillo. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 14200 I-27 in Amarillo.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 22nd at the funeral home.

Mr. Carr grew up in Elk City, Oklahoma until he joined the Army and served our country honorably in the 35th AR 2nd Tank Platoon. Upon discharging from the Army, James went to work as a salesman before finding his passion in his career as a security officer, a career which spanned over decades. James was a hardworking man even after retirement.

Those left to continue to share his light include his wife Marcia Carr of Amarillo, Texas; his son Christopher Carr and wife Connie of Amarillo; his son James E. Carr of Stillwater, Oklahoma; a daughter Cindy Herrera and husband Eric of Amarillo; his son Nathan Partin of Amarillo; a daughter Selyhia Cabading and husband Archer of Alaska; a son Gabriel Sivilaisane and his wife Jade of Selma, AL, and one sister, Ernestine White of Amarillo.

James was a family man, who loved all of his family which also included 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many more.

James’ decades of hard work, dedication to his family, and loving spirit will never be forgotten.

To watch the service live please click the link 15 minutes prior to the service.
Live Service


  1. Josue Griego

    Patriot Guard Riders offer the family condolences for your loss. We are so glad to honor James R Carr with an escort to Cemetery and also at Cemetery. Thank you Chris for your request.

  2. Robert Scott

    I never met Jimmy, but i know his son Chris; Chris is a wonderful father and husband. I’m sure he got those traits from his dad. God Bless.

  3. Connie Carr

    How fortunate I was to have you in my life. You will be missed more than I know how to put into words. We love you Dad.

  4. Cindy

    You will be missed ?. I love you so much!

  5. Anonymous

    This great man went out of his way to find my premature son’s pacifier. He knew Brad would not use another one. He found it and made that little man happy. This was a great and giving man. He will be greatly missed. Fly Angel.

  6. Marcia Carr

    It’s now been 16 months and I miss you more every day.
    Fly high love and I WILL see you again.

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