Rod Carr

March 11, 2011

Rodney W. Carr, 64, of Liverpool, passed away at home on Friday, March 11, 2011. Rod started out in radio, where he worked for many years before television, where he joined NEWS Channel 9 as an anchorman. In 1970 he was hired by the DeWitt Police Dept. and in 1971 transferred to the Syracuse Police Dept., retiring in 1993. He joined the village of Phoenix Police Dept. in 2004 and became chief of that department in 2006, where he presently was working. Rod was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed his two furry kids, Sophie and Hannah. Survivors: his wife of 29 years, Margaret M. (Kraus) Carr of Liverpool; his sons, Bill Carr of Cortland, Jon (Apryl) Carr of Rome, NY, and Christopher (Missy) Baechle of North Syracuse; his daughter, Amy L. Baechle of Syracuse; his mother-in-law, Mary Kraus of Utica; and six grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Word of Life Assembly of God, 12 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville, with the Rev. David Dyke from the Church of the Nazarene, Syracuse, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concerns of Police Survivors ( Falardeau Funeral Home Online Guest Book At - A Syracuse Radio Retrospective
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