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 William Dill CARR, IIMale 1953 - 2012  (59 years)
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  • Name William Dill CARR 
    Suffix II 
    Nickname Billy 
    Relationshipwith John Louis CARR
    Born 09 MAR 1953  Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1964  Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1985  Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1994  San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 JUL 2012  Loma Linda, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 04 AUG 2012  711 Orleans Trace, Peachtree City, Fayette, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 59 years 
    Buried 4 AUG 2012  Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17  Carr-Scott | Branch - James Kerr/Carr (1804-1879) Descendants
    Last Modified 13 JUL 2020 

    Father Ancestors Living 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Elizabeth MEEHAN
              b. 05 OCT 1935, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 07 MAY 1997, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 MAR 1953 - Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1964 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1985 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1994 - San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 JUL 2012 - Loma Linda, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - William Dill Carr II (1953 - 2012) William Dill Carr II was born on March 9, 1953 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was a natural leader among his numerous cousins. When cousins visited their Carr grandparents in their apartment on Harrison Avenue in Jersey City, Billy led the cousins in escapades thru the building super's maze of tunnels into numerous alleys and streets - city terrain. When he visited the cousins in Fair Haven, NJ he still was able to lead them thru hill and valley - and along the "crick". In 1959 he astonished his military-brat cousins at the grandparent's Thanksgiving dinner table when he intentionally snapped his wine glass in half - he wanted his glass filled immediately without waiting for the adults to be served! The brats were stunned that Billy was allowed to return to the dinner table - albeit, chastened. In 1964 Billy moved to Pittsburgh, PA with his parents William Dill & Mary Meehan Carr and siblings John Mark and Elizabeth Maude. There in high school he was an accomplished athlete who drew high praise from his proud grandfather, Louis Drury Carr, his coaches and numerous college scouts. He earned a scholarship to Edinboro State College where, as a rare freshman playing varsity football, his jealous college teammates gave him exceedingly rough treatment that disheartened him to the point that he left and enrolled in Allegheny Community College. He eventually left college altogether. In 1985 he became estranged from his family and went west. Despite numerous efforts to locate him, his whereabouts remained a mystery until the 1980s when he made one brief appearance at his Aunt Alice Stockdale's home in Los Angeles. In 2001 after his sister asked an FBI acquaintance to help locate him, a verbal report indicated that Billy was last known to reside in San Diego. The report added that while his current whereabouts could not be stated for certain, he perhaps was living in Mexico. In 2011 his sister hired a private investigator with help from her deceased Meehan uncle's probate attorney. Said PI never provided a report of his efforts and the family eventually concluded that since the funds to locate Billy were allocated from Billy's share of the estate, neither the probate lawyer nor the lawyer's PI friend felt obligated to provide substantive results. Sadly, on Saturday morning, July 28, 2012 Billy's sister was advised that he had been found on a San Diego park bench by a dog-walking passerby. A city official reported that Billy was well-known to the department - his police record contained numerous, unspecified arrests that seemingly escaped the PI's ineffective, 18-month search. Billy died of heart disease at the age of 59 years, homeless and likely never knew how much his family and cousins sought, wished and prayed for his safe return. He was buried in the Meehan family plot in Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ alongside his mother, Mary Elizabeth Meehan Carr and great grandfather, Hugh Meehan. Attending the funeral were his father William Dill Carr, brother John Mark Carr, sister Elizabeth Maude Lester, cousins Regis John Carr and Sharon Ann Stockdale and her husband Henry Edward Romanoski, uncle William Kenneth Stockdale, and nephews Tommy Ray Carr and William Paul Lester. After Father Joe from nearby St. Aloysius performed the burial ceremony, a wake was held after at a tavern on West Side Avenue just a few blocks from where his grandparents lived on Harrison Avenue. Written by his cousin, RJCarr. - 04 AUG 2012 - 711 Orleans Trace, Peachtree City, Fayette, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 AUG 2012 - Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos 7 Photos

    Documents 2 Documents

    Headstones
    Meehan, Hugh (1860-1945)
    Meehan, Hugh (1860-1945)
    Plot: Section M; plot 321

  • Sources 
    1. [S245] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, (National Archives and Records Administration).

    2. [S245] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, (National Archives and Records Administration), Database online.
      Record for William D Carr