Nov. 17, 1942 — Aug. 29, 2013
Michael Carr, 70, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday , Aug. 29, 2013; he died peacefully at his home in College City with his loving wife Jadeane by his side.
He was born in Springfield, Missouri, on Nov. 17, 1942, to David and Virginia Carr. Michael grew up in San Francisco, graduated from Washington High School in San Francisco and continued on to San Francisco City College. Michael was a 32-year veteran in law enforcement, and a retired Yolo County Sheriff. He spent most of his career with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, where he rose through the ranks to the position of captain.
Michael was an avid boater, hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors. Michael and Jadeane loved to hunt, fish and travel. They were inseparable; when you saw one you knew the other was close by. They spent their retirement years traveling the 50 states. He loved his family and his trusted canine companion Doogie. Michael had a big heart and was loved by all.
Michael is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 25 years, Jadeane Carr; son Michael Carr (Andi); daughter Michele Callahan (Raymond); son Jeff Goeman (Robin); daughter Victoria Sanders; brother Pat Carr (Elaine); grandchildren Lindsay and Jordan Callahan, Owen and Spencer Carr, Andrew and Mallarie Goeman, Dennis Goeman, Brett (Erin) Haines, and Jordan Haines; and great-grandchildren Cole and Halle Haines. Michael was preceded in death by his parents David and Virginia Carr, and son Dennis Goeman.
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, at McNary’s Funeral Chapel, 458 College St. in Woodland. A celebration of life will follow at Cracchiolo’s Banquet Hall, 1320 East Main Street, Woodland. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis, CA 95618. McNary’s Chapel of Woodland is assisting the family with arrangements.