David Loyal Kerr

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David Loyal Kerr

July 31, 1943 - November 28, 2018

David Loyal Kerr David Loyal Kerr, 75, of Ellwood City, Pa., died of a heart attack on Nov. 28, 2018, at Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born July 31, 1943, in Ellwood City, Pa., he was eldest son of the late Loyal and Anna Mae (McCandless) Kerr.
A 1961 graduate of Laurel High School and Navy veteran, David went on to attend Keene State College, Penn State University (BS), and the University of Nebraska (MS).
Professionally, David was dedicated in his counseling and training work in youth/family services and suicide prevention.
In his private time, he enjoyed golf, weightlifting and driving sports cars.
He was a member, trustee and past deacon at Center Presbyterian Church.
David loved his family, children and grandchildren, and will be missed dearly by all whose lives were touched through his philanthropic, professional and personal life.
David is survived by his first wife, Sharon Keniston; his second wife, Patricia Boyle; his two daughters, Amber Kerr of Washington, D.C., and Anastasia Kerr of Somerset, Pa.; three sons, David Kerr of Durango, Colo., Michael Kerr of Austin, Texas, and Devon Kerr of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; four brothers, James Kerr, Kenneth Kerr, William Kerr and Richard Kerr; four sisters, Carol Briand, Judith Ansell, Susan Legault and Cindy Kerr; and three grandchildren, Aquene Kenerson, Riley Kerr and Brendan Kerr.
Proceeding him in death are his parents; sister, Beverly; and two brothers, Samuel and John Kerr.
In keeping with David's wishes, a memorial service will be held at Center Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in New Castle, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in David's honor to the church or Samaritans at https://samaritanshope.org.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, where online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on December 3, 2018
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Wednesday December 05, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Center Presbyterian Church

1143 Center Church Road, New Castle, PA, USA


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