Benny Michael Carr age 74 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Mena.

He was born on June 12, 1945 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Jess W. Carr and Virginia Sue Bates Carr. He was married to Cheryl Trimble Carr for 51 wonderful years. Ben worked as an Industrial Radiographer. He enjoyed being outdoors shooting his guns, reloading and target shoots. Ben was an active member of the Acorn Baptist Church. He also enjoyed gardening, watching his cats, and loved to travel with family and friends. Ben was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by wife: Cheryl Carr of Mena, Arkansas

Daughters: Nikki Carr of Mena, Arkansas and Cathi Carr of Stigler, Oklahoma

Grandchildren: Suzy Carr of Stigler, Oklahoma and Isa Carr of Rota, Spain

Mother: Sue Carr of Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Brother: Steve Carr of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jess W. Carr.

Funeral service will be Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Lowery Free Will Baptist in Lowery, Oklahoma with Brother Roger Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in the Mayes County Cemetery in Rose, Oklahoma under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Beasley-Wood at 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Brady Trimble, Scott Trimble, Anthony Trimble, Chad Tucker, Josh Smalley and Cody Burton

Online obituary at


11-12-19 4:11 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

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