William "Bill" Kerr
January 9, 1942 - October 16, 2020
Bill was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma to William E. and Mary (Anderson) Kerr on January 9, 1942. He attended 1st grade in Cherokee before his family moved to Enid, OK. Bill graduated from Enid High School in 1960. He lettered two years in football. After a year at Cameron University, he continued his education at the University of Oklahoma achieving a B.A. in marketing with a management minor. He served as house manager at Sigma Nu fraternity. Bill married Georgia Compton prior to his senior year at OU. He served six years in the Texas and Oklahoma National Guard. Bill served six years as a territory manager for John Deere Industrial Equipment Company in West Texas. Bill sold for a John Deere dealer in Tulsa, managed several equipment companies in Oklahoma City and in 1986, created Frontier Equipment Sales. Baptized in 1950, he was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). After the birth of son Clark and daughters Heather and Jennifer, the marriage to Georgia was dissolved in 1978. Bill successfully operated Frontier Equipment for 11 years. In 1987, his son Clark joined the dealership. The company added major lines and grew steadily. On March 11, 2011, after a violent auto accident, at age 69, Bill sold his interest in the company to his son Clark. For over 20 years, Bill has been blessed with the love and companionship of Connie Provost Peak, his angel who has made his life complete.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents. He leaves his son Clark (Tera), daughter Heather Kerr and daughter Jennifer (Jason) Williams. He was the proud grandfather of four grandsons and two granddaughters, and two great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. Bill lived a very blessed life with many friends.
Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 6th, 2020, at Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary. His final resting place is at Yukon Cemetery. The family is requesting friends and family who attend the service to wear their mask. A recording of the service will be available for those who wish to attend virtually.
Donations in his honor may be made to Russell Murray Hospice.
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