Charles B. Carr Jr.

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 3, 2005

Charles B. Carr Jr., 79, passed away at home peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, July 2, 2005.

He was the son of the late Charles B. and Dot (Hingerty) Carr Sr. and was the widower of Dolly Watson Carr. He was also predeceased by his brother, Elvin Bertram Carr.

Born in Windsor, a longtime resident of Suffolk, he was a graduate of Windsor High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during WWII in the European Theatre.

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A graduate of the General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich., he was the past owner of Suffolk Motor co. and had retired after 55 years in the auto sales industry.

He was an avid fisherman, charter member and past president of the Suffolk Bass Anglers, and a 55-year member of the Travelers Protection Agency and past president of the Suffolk Cosmopolitans.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Dolly Chin and husband, Mike of Baltimore, Md., William Carr and wife, Wanda of Gates, N.C.; Charles Carr III and wife, Angela of Windsor; eight grandchildren, Bill Carr and wife, Angie of Suffolk, Eric Carr, Krystal Carr and Charles B. Carr IV, all of Windsor; David Carr of the Outer Banks, N.C. Sarah Chin of Baltimore, Md. John Chapman and wife, Penny of Creswell, N.C. and Jeff Chapman of Washington, D.C.; three great-grandchildren, Grant, Marie and Logan and brother-in-law, Shelley Burch Watson and wife, Margaret of Palm Desert, Calif.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Sidney F. Harrell Chapel of Harrell and Hill Funeral Home. The Rev. Macon B. Walton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suffolk.

Friends may join the family at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the home of his son, Charles, 810 Robinson Way, Windsor at other times. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.