Max Lee Carr, 88

Max Lee Carr, 88, of rural Wabash, died at 11:55 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at his home.  He was born June 26, 1932 in Indianapolis, to Elbert and Mabel (Blake) Carr.

Max was a 1951 graduate of Chippewa High School and was U.S. Army veteran. He married Joanne E. Day on May 2, 1953, at the Bachelor Creek Church of Christ in Wabash. Max was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ. Max enjoyed bowling, and attending family activities, but farming was his passion. 

He is survived by his wife, Joanne E. Carr of Wabash; three children, Gary M. Carr of Wabash, Jody L. Batesole of Fort Wayne, and Dan L. (Rhonda) Carr of Wabash; six grandchildren, Kevin M. (Wendy) Carr of Wabash, Dustin J. (Lindsay) Carr of Dickinson, Texas, Brad W. (Jennifer) Batesole of Bloomington, Ill., Jeff M. (Lauren) Batesole of Fort Wayne, Travis T. (Lisa) Carr of Tulsa, Okla., and Devin A. Carr of Columbia, S.C.; and six great-grandchildren Archer Max and Eleanor Carr, both of Dickinson, Kaylee and Cara Batesole, both of Bloomington, and Adalyn and Mackenzie Batesole, both of Fort Wayne.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister.

Friends may call 2-6 pm Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Preferred memorial is Parkview Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Max may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Jan 20