Carr obit

Joe G. Carr, age 73 of Chipley, FL, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at his residence.  He was born on April 16, 1943 to the late Leroy and Ethel (Evans) Carr in Chipley, FL.

Joe is a lifelong resident of the Chipley area and member of the Holmes Creek Baptist Church.  He served his country in the United States Army and became a truck driver after leaving the military.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Carr of Chipley, FL, two daughters, Kimberly Blackmon and husband Michael of Chipley, FL, Debbie Maqueira and husband Jose of Graceville, FL, four grandchildren, Donavon Saunders, Dillon Saunders, Marcea Blackmon, Gabriel Maqueira, one brother, Carlton Padgett of Chipley, FL, one sister, Mary Kowitz of Chipley, FL, adopted mother, Reba Strength and her daughters, Peggy Bell and Fay Sanders, numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at New Orange Baptist Cemetery with Reverend Mark Parker officiating.  In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to their favorite charity.   Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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