Billy Joe Carr passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, at his home.

He was born in Guntersville and went to high school there. Mr. Carr played many sports in high school including basketball, football and baseball. In later years he enjoyed playing softball. Billy Joe and his late wife Carol lived in Laurel, Maryland, since the 1960's.

He retired from NASA after 30 years where he served as a sergeant in the security department, and he also was involved in truck driving. Free time was filled with woodworking and travel. He enjoyed working in his lawn.

His wife Carol passed away in 2016. Survivors include his 5 children and their spouses, William Carr (Tamara), Andrew Carr (Ranae), Tony Carr (Julie), Sarah Sincuir (Odilio) and Christopher Carr (Lisa); 10 grandchildren, Hailey, Zachary, Allison, Justin, Nick, Taylor, Jeremy, Lauren, Matthew and Shania and his siblings Ray, Charles, Betty, Jerry and Josephine.

Visitation was held at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A. 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707 on Wednesday, June 2. Funeral services were there on Thursday, June 3. Interment was in Union Cemetery.