James Thomas Carr

Published 8:39 pm Saturday, June 11, 2016

James Thomas Carr, 81, of Suffolk, passed away June 11, 2016.



He was born in Isle of Wight County to the late James and Tena Carr. He retired after 38 years of working at Union Camp on the No. 2 paper machine. He was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church where he served on the board of ushers, the fellowship club, and the Joyce Anne Harrell Sunday school class.

James, a devoted son, husband, and father, is survived by his wife of 58 years, Corine Oliver Carr; daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Carr; son, James Oliver Carr (John); grandchildren, Taylor RheeĀ“ Carr and Matthew Scott Carr; and great-grandson, Jayden Brown.

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A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, with the Rev. Wayne Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at Colosse Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence.

Memorial donations may be made to the Food Bank of Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.