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Stephen Carl KerrPassing: April 22, 2022


American Legion Post 250

Celebration of Life

Sunday, May 1st @ 2:00pm


No Visitation


No Burial

MITCHELL – Stephen Carl Kerr, 70, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born October 2, 1951, in Bedford, he was the son of Morris Duane and Roberta “Birdie” (Root) Kerr.

Stephen graduated from Tunnelton High School. He worked in horticulture most of his life and loved being outside. Stephen had been the groundskeeper for Otis Park. He was a member of Sons of American Legion Post 250. He enjoyed socializing with his friends. Stephen liked to sing and was known for always singing “Desperado” on karaoke.

Survivors include his children; Cassie (JD) England of Mitchell and Clint (Samantha) Kerr of Mitchell; father, Morris Duane Kerr of Florida; and grandchildren, Austin (Jessica) Kesterson of Indianapolis, Myca (Makayla) of Bedford, Zander (Amber) England of Mitchell, Elodie Canfield of Mitchell, Caitlyn Menna of Mitchell, Dasen Kerr of Mitchell, and Brexten Kerr of Shoals; brother, Ronnie (Barbara) Kerr of Bedford; and sister-in-law, Cindy Kerr of Indianapolis. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

His mother; stepmother, Barbara Kerr; and brother, Richard Kerr, Sr. preceded him in death.

A Celebration of Life will begin at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2022, at the American Legion Post 250 in Mitchell.

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14 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Karin Dobson | Jacksonville, nc
    Date: April 27, 2022
    I loved Kerr dog like a son he was always so kind to me. Steve will be missed by so many people...RIP my son...Karin Dobson
  2. Guest: JERRY & Kim Wade and family | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 25, 2022
    Cassie and JD we are so sorry to hear of your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you.
  3. Guest: Lisa Sipes | Bedford IN
    Date: April 25, 2022
    He was my friend for a very long time One that no matter how long it had been since the last time you seen each other it was like yesterday. My condolences to Clint Cassie and family. He will be sadly missed. May he Rest In Peace.
  4. Guest: Alan and Nicki Wesner | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: April 25, 2022
    So sorry for your loss.
  5. Guest: Terri Briscoe | Bedford IN
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Much love, Thoughts & Prayers to his family
  6. Guest: Lori Grissom | Orleans In
    Date: April 24, 2022
    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. He we greatly missed.
  7. Guest: Joey Slone | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Cassie and family very sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed talking to himat the Legion
  8. Guest: Todd England | Tell City, Indiana
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Kerrdog you was a good friend of mine we had many good times together hanging out and talking about sports and many other things we talked about hanging out together inside and I outside the American Legion..there was a few years we cooked brats together on the back patio of the American Legion during the Persimmon Festival week and in fact I think you and me still hold the record for most brats sold in a single night..o will cherish these memories forever brother and you rest in peace until we meet again..love ya Kerrdog
  9. Guest: Nicholas Stroud | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 24, 2022
    So sorry for the entire families loss. He definitely helped raise me growing up so way to many stories to tell, just one of the greatest men I've ever met in my entire life, words cant even explain.
  10. Guest: Tony and Diane Nugent | Mitchell
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Sure going to miss you. Until we meet again, Fly High Our Friend.
  11. Guest: Joey and Nikki | Mitchell, In
    Date: April 23, 2022
    Our thoughts and love are with you Cassie, Clint and family ! We sure will miss him! Joey and Nikki
  12. Guest: Bill Sallee | Orleans, Indiana
    Date: April 23, 2022
    Cassie and family I’m very sorry for your loss.
  13. Guest: Brenda Mckain | Brownstown, In 47220
    Date: April 23, 2022
    All volunteers of Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services are so sorry for your loss.
  14. Guest: Myra and Brad King | Naples, Florida
    Date: April 23, 2022
    Cassie and Clint we were very sorry to hear of your loss. Love you and thinking of your family at this time.