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1967 James 2020

James Warren Kerr

September 9, 1967 — May 11, 2020

James Warren Kerr passed away on May 11th, 2020, at the age of 52. He was
born to loving parents; Shelby Lynn and Marilyn Ann on September 9, 1967 in Tulsa
James grew up in Tulsa and attended East Central High School where he graduated in
1986. James worked at Zephyr, Cherokee Architectural Metals and Osiyo Metals as an
Ironworker for most of his life. He was very proud of being an ironworker and was very
skilled at his work. James enjoyed the simple things in life. He loved being at the lake
or on the river fishing with family and friends. James enjoyed watching NASCAR and
his favorites were Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. He also spent many years
four wheeling and camping at Little Sahara State park. His greatest pride are his two
nephews, Sammy and Chris. He loved and spoiled them. He never met a stranger and
was always making wisecracks and jokes. He put a smile on everyone's face.
He is preceded in death by his father Shelby Lynn Kerr; Brother John Robert Kerr; and
long time girlfriend Joanna Ennis.
James is survived by his Mother Marilyn Ann Kirk of Claremore; Sister Carolyn Hayes
and husband Joseph of Claremore; Nephews Samuel and Christopher
Hayes; along with many other family and friends. He is greatly loved and will be missed.
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Monday, May 18, 2020

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

MMS - Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service

220 N Seminole Ave, Claremore, OK 74017

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