Martin Thomas "Marty" Carr, 53 of Bloomington, IL passed away at 7:30 PM on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at his residence. His funeral service will be 11:00 AM Monday, December 9, 2013 at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, IL. His brother In-Law Craig Gates will officiate. Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, IL. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Monday at the memorial Home. The family suggests memorials be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Marty was born January 14, 1960 in Bloomington, IL the son of Guy R. and Doris Thomas Carr. Surviving is one Sister, Pamela "Pam" (Craig) Gates, Bloomington, IL;two Brothers, Mark (Ruth) Carr, Pinson, TN;and Rick (Rene) Carr, Austin Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Marty had formerly worked at the Pantagraph for many years until his retirement. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and he enjoyed fishing. Marty was a very generous and compassionate man.