Charles Pell Carr Jr. of Redington Beach, Fla., formerly of St. Albans, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Hospice West, South Charleston. He was born March 3, 1928. Charles was an Air Force sergeant during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Lucille E. Carr; father, Charles Pell Carr Sr.; mother, Lottie Faye Carr; brother, Samuel D. Carr; and sister, Esther Midkiff Roe.
He was a retired construction worker from Union Boiler in 1982 and attended Bethany Baptist Church, St. Albans. He was a member of Washington Lodge 58, AF&AM, St. Albans, 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Charleston, and a member of the Beni Kedem Shrine, Charleston. He was a member of Millwright Local Union 1755, Parkersburg, and Moose Lodge 868, St. Albans.
Charles is survived by 10 brothers and sisters: Anna B. Morris, Alum Creek; Joseph D. (Dorla) Carr, St. Albans; Frasure G. Carr, Teays Valley; Mary M. Drumheller, St. Albans; Rebekah R. Boone, Teays Valley; Robert E. (Helen) Carr, Nitro; Margaret E. Boggs, Greensboro, N.C.; Betty (Russell) Tinsley, Thomasville, N.C.; Audra F. Carpenter, Vermilion, Ohio; Thomas G. (Abby) Carr, Vermilion, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Betty Hinzman, St. Albans; and several nieces and nephews and other family members.
Service will be at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park with military graveside rites by Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.
Friends and family will gather one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV 25387-2536.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.curryfuneralhome.org.