Carl Sorrell, 71, of Richmond passed away June 26, 2019, at Heritage House after a long illness. He was born July 24, 1947, in Middletown, Ohio, to Jasper R. and Evelyn Wolfe Sorrell; he was a longtime resident of Preble County before moving to Richmond 20 years ago.
He was an Army veteran who served in Germany during the Vietnam War.
He retired from Wilson Trucking.
Carl loved farming and John Deere Tractors.
He is survived by his son, James (Kim) Forrester of Richmond; former daughter-in-law Jamie Forrester of Richmond; three grandchildren, Tera Olinger, Kailyn Forrester, Braden Forrester; two great-grandchildren McKenzie Olinger, Kendall Olinger; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Norma Jean Sorrell, who died in 2013; one brother, Forest Sorrell; one sister, Dixie Sorrell, and sister-in-law Elsie Napier.
Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday June 29, 2019 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Taylor officiating; burial will be in Goshen Cemetery with military rites.
Friends may call from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM Saturday at the funeral home.
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