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Andrew McAfee "Sonny" Kerr, Past Patron of Wellsburg Chapter #23
Born: December 02, 1937
Died: July 10, 2015
U.S. VeteranAndrew McAfee “Sonny” Kerr, 77 of Wellsburg, WV died peacefully on Friday, July 10, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born on December 2, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA a son of the late William and Mary (McAfee) Kerr.
Sonny graduated from Follansbee High School in 1957 and went on to serve his country in both the Army and then the Navy Reserves. He retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation.
He was also a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville, OH.
Sonny was active in many organizations among them were the Wellsburg Elks Lodge #1553 where he was Past Exulted Ruler; Wellsburg Masonic Lodge #2 A.F.& A.M.; the Scottish Rite; the Osiris Shrine as Outer Guard; the Tin Lizzie Patrol as current President; the Royal Order of Jesters # 13; the Northern Panhandle and Morgantown Shrine Clubs; the Hillbilly Clan #154; the Arab Patrol; and Past Patron of the Eastern Star #23.
Sonny is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 51 years, Bonnie (Clark) Kerr at home.
Two children, Kimberly Kerr and Joel Kerr both of Wellsburg, WV
One sister, Ruth Agnes Kerr of Florida
Four grandchildren, Devan (Grant) Coleman, Alexandra Basil, Joey and Jared Schweikert
One great grandson, August Coleman
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 12th from 2-8 P.M. and again on Monday, July 13th from 10:00 A.M. until time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV with Rev. Jason Elliott officiating.
Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
The Wellsburg Masonic Lodge will hold graveside services and the Wellsburg Elks Lodge will hold services on Sunday at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.