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September 30, 2023

Robert “Lynn” Kerr

Robert “Lynn” Kerr

Robert “Lynn” Kerr, 74, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2023, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Catawba County.

He was born to the late Thomas Loftin Kerr and Mary Lois Kerr Lippard on Wednesday, January 19, 1949, in Iredell County. Lynn was a member of Midway Methodist Church in Statesville. He was part of the first graduating class of North Iredell High School in 1967 and graduated from Oklahoma Farriers College in January 1978. Lynn enjoyed showing and working with horses, team penning, and playing cards. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

Those left to cherish the memories of Lynn include his wife of 34 years, Dorothy Yount Kerr; son, Thomas Lynn “Tommy” Kerr; stepson, Ronnie Spencer; stepdaughter, Valentina Bumgarner; grandchildren, Jordan Danielle Kerr and Logan Monroe Kerr; six step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Kathy Kerr Schorle, Tammy Kerr Dowell, and Reanita Kerr Knight; aunt, Betty Lackey; and a niece, Jennifer Knight.

A visitation will be held Friday, August 18, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Inurnment will be with the family. The family will accept flowers.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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  1. Alice Douglas Duncan on August 15, 2023 at 5:25 pm

    I have known Lynn since we were very young. The news of his death makes me very sad, and my sincere sympathy goes out to every member of his family.

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