Mike passed away peacefully the morning of Monday, September 6, 2021 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan. Mike was born on June 6th, 1967 to Doug and Judy (Paxton) Carr of Bloomdale, Ohio. Mike married Audra (Pugh) Carr on June 22nd, 1991. They recently celebrated their 30th anniversary while on a family vacation out west.
Mike is survived by his wife Audra (Pugh) Carr, as well as their children: Robert (Logan) and Breanna. Mike is also survived by his siblings: Elaine (Todd) Parshall of Jackson, Michigan, Ed (Lisa) Carr of Pickerington, Ohio, and Wesley Carr of Toledo, Ohio, as well as several nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his father Douglas and his mother Judith Carr.
Mike was a 1985 graduate of Elmwood High School in Wood County. Mike and Audra moved from Ohio to Michigan in 1999, where he worked at the Michigan Public Health Institute. He transferred to work for the State of Michigan as a statistician in 2010, where he focused on breast and cervical cancer and the Wisewoman project.
In addition to spending time with family, he loved his dogs (Mayfield, Buddy, Rio) and watching The Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns with his children. He also enjoyed collecting dinosaur figurines, listening to Blue October, gardening, DIY projects, video games, going to the movie theater and watching his children participate in sports.
Mike was a truly faithful child of God, he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Holt for nearly 20 years, where he served as an Elder, Deacon, and participated in choir.
Services for Michael Douglas Carr of Holt, Michigan will be held by Rev. Kirk Miller and Rev.Ben Rumbaugh on Friday, September 10th, 2021 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Holt 2021 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt, MI 48842. The family will receive visitors on Thursday, September 9th, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Holt, 2021 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt, MI 48842.
Burial and graveside service will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, in Findlay, Ohio, at 1:00 PM, on Monday, September 13th, 2021.
Contributions can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Michigan Chapter, at 2922 Fuller Avenue NE UNIT 114, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, or The First Presbyterian church of Holt.