Jimmy Ray Kerr

COAL CITY—Jimmy Ray Kerr, 38, of Coal City, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Born April 9, 1980 in Berwyn, IL, Jimmy Ray was a son of James and Teresa (Virella) Kerr, of Diamond. He was raised in Cicero and attended Coal City High School. Jimmy was a proud father of two, and will most be remembered by his time spent with his kids.
Survivors include his parents, one son, Dylan Kerr, of South Wilmington and one daughter, Desirae Kerr, of Braceville. His maternal grandmother, Margaret Head, of Hodgkins, IL and aunts and uncles: Sheila (Bronco) Bovich, of Morris; Gloria (Billy) Longmire, of Woodridge; Johnny (Lisa) Kerr, of Coal City and Jimmy (Cathy) Kerr, of Braidwood, as well as numerous cousins.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Billy Head and paternal grandparents, William Kerr and Ovalina Minton.
The family will receive friends for a visitation on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4 p.m. until time of funeral service at 7 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 N. Broadway, one block north of Illinois Route 113 in Coal City. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials requested by the family may be made to the Funeral Care Fund. No donation is too small and your support is greatly appreciated. The link for the fund can be found on the funeral home’s website.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Jimmy’s memorial page on social media by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/notices/Jimmy-Kerr.
Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.

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