Charles “William” Carr, age 84 years, a resident of the Dry Fork Community, Elk, Hendricks, departed this life Friday afternoon, October 4, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He had been in declining health.
He was born Monday, September 23, 1929 at Elk, a son of the late Grace Allie Carr. On December 27, 1955 at Pine Grove, he was married to the former Roberta Frances Miller, who survives. They had celebrated fifty seven years and nine months of marriage.
Also surviving are two daughters, Anna Lynn Wilcher of Hendricks; Bobbi Jean Martin of Elkview; one sister, Thelma “Louise” Poling of Perryopolis, Pa.; one sister in law, Edith Bonner of Elkins; five grandchildren, Lisa, Stephen, Lauren, Aliyah and A
lexandria and five great grandchildren, Patrick, Matthew, Kerri and Twins, Tyler and Logan.
Preceding him in death is one brother, Ernest Franklin Bonner, Jr.
He attended the one room Mill Run School. During his younger years he worked on the farm, and sawmill. He was a member of the Dry Fork Wildcats Softball Team during the late forty’s and fifties. He was a former pole climber for Penline Service and he retired from the Bethlehem Steel Mill at the Baltimore Sparrows Point Plant in February of 1992. Mr. Carr was an avid fisherman, enjoyed taking walks, gardening and he just loved everyone he came into contact with, and he never knew a stranger.
The family received friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Final rites were conducted at the funeral home parlor on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. J. Michael Lantz officiated and interment followed at the Bright Chapel Cemetery at Dry Fork, WV. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements for Charles “William” Carr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.