William Kerr – Obituary


On Sunday, December 20, 2020, William Oliver Kerr (18) of Wake Forest became absent from the body and present with the Lord. William was preceded in death by his maternal grandfathers, Steve Ghorley and Jeff Key of Athens, TN. William is survived by his parents, John & Camissa Kerr; brothers, Bailey and Elijah and sister, Maddie (all of Wake Forest, NC); maternal grandmother, Cathy Key of Athens, TN; paternal grandparents, Felix & Pat Kerr of Athens, TN; Aunt Crystal Ghorley of Wake Forest, NC; Stefanie Ghorley and Susie Ratliff of Athens, TN; cousins, Felix and Samuel Kerr of Wake Forest, NC; Ruthie and Sophie Rogers and Levi and Lizzie Ghorley (all of Athens, TN); and Uncle David Kerr of Troy, IL.

Virtual visitation may be accessed at: northwake.church/wk.  You may leave a video or written message of encouragement and care for the family at this site.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of William’s life will be held at North Wake Church, 1212 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC, at 4:00pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, with Rev. Larry Trotter and Rev. Felix Kerr officiating. This will be a “mask required” service.  You may view the service online at www.youtube.com/northwakechurch.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club in William’s name at wakebgc.org/donate/.

To send flowers to William’s family, please visit our floral store.