Carr obit

Albert Gene Carr, age 73 of Chipley, passed from this life on Friday, October 21, 2016.

Gene was born July 29, 1943 to the late Wesley Carr and Kathleen (Blanton) Carr in Bonifay.

He was a lifelong resident of Chipley where he worked as a self- contractor doing roofing. He was also an avid hunter.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents and one step-sister, Kathy Sullivan.

Survivors include his wife, Luverne Carr of Chipley; five daughters: Regina Pleas and husband Robert of Chipley, Debbie Williams and husband Lee of Chipley, Cindy Birge and husband Bo of Chipley, Sheila Carr of Chipley, Tonya Nelson of Chipley; one son, David Carr of Chipley; eight grandchildren: Meagon Collins, Kyle Collins and wife Emma, Summer Thomas, Drew Thomas, Logan Carr and wife Kyla, Ty Dorsey, Katlyn Nelson, Danille Nelson; five great grandchildren: Makin Collins, Adleigh Wicks, Nathan Collins, Lyla Carr, Hensleigh Nelson, and two more on the way; four step-brothers: Wayne, Gary, David and Barry.

Family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grace and Glory Church of Chipley. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. at Grace and Glory with Rev. Debbie Williams and Rev. Billy Melvin officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing.

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