Gunnery Sergeant Corey Lee Kerr, 37

Gunnery Sergeant Corey Lee Kerr, 37, sadly passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Corey was born in Oak Lawn, Illinois, on June 9, 1985, to Gary Lee Kerr and Brenda Lee Larkins.

Corey was a very courageous, loyal and loving individual who enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Overall, he loved his country and his family. 

Surviving Corey is his loving wife, MaryAnne Kerr, and their beautiful children, Layona Else Kerr and Anthony Scott Kerr; sisters, McKenzie Reeves, husband Kole, and daughter Adalynn Gweneth Reeves, and Mae Kerr; brother; Kevin Kerr; grandparents, who were also a very important part of his life, Dallas Larkins and the late Gwendolynn Mae Larkins; the late Glenn and Gloria Mae Kerr; and in-laws, Randy and Maria Flannigan, Shawn Flannigan and Tatjana Simeral. Surviving along with Corey’s family is his beloved dog and best friend, Leo.

A visitation for Corey will be held on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Home and open to the public from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

A Graveside service will be the following Monday, June 20, 2022, at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery at 10 a.m. 

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In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Semper Fi fund in Corey’s name.