Leroy Carr

Birth Name:
Leroy Carr
Birth Date:
March 27, 1905
Birth Place:
Nashville, Tennessee
Death Date:
April 29, 1935
Place of Death:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Cause of Death:
Complications of nephritis due to alcoholism
Cemetery Name:
Floral Park Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Leroy Carr, together with Scrapper Blackwell are arguably the two most underrated blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s. What is undeniable is the two together created some of the most recorded blues classics including How Long, How Long Blues, Mean Mistreater Mama and When the Sun Goes Down

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Floral Park Cemetery

425 N. Holt Road

Indianapolis, Indiana, 46222


North America

Grave Location:

Home Lawn Section, Plot H3, Row 3, Grave 26

Grave Location Description

His monument is 26 rows from the paved road and 3 rows from the gravel path opposite the small white wooden gate

Grave Location GPS

39.768033, -86.22245



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