|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1956|
|Death: ||May 29, 2010|
Published in Daily Press from May 31 to June 1, 2010, in part:
POQUOSON - Lt. Claude J. "Bunky" Carr Jr., 53, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, at his home with loving family and friends by his bedside.
He retired this year after 32 years as a lieutenant in the Poquoson Fire Department, and was a member of the Poquoson Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad. He was a graduate of the second ever Paramedic Class in Virginia, and served as an EMT instructor for departments throughout the area. In 2009, Bunky received the honor of a life membership into the Poquoson Volunteered Fire & Rescue Squad.
Bunky served on the Poquoson City Council from 1996-2000, and was a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church. He held numerous positions in the North-South Skirmish Association; was a member of the Old Dominion Dragoons; a life member of the Buck Run Hunt Club, Kilmarnock, Va.; a member of the National and Virginia Fox Hunters Association; and was a Hunter Safety Instructor with the Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Bunky was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Margaret Kathryn and Robert Thomas Firth; paternal grandparents, Texie Viola and Joseph Golden Carr; and mother-in-law, Nedra West.
He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Sharleen West Carr; a daughter, Amber Len Carr Huffman and husband, Andrew; a son, Stephen Thomas Carr; a granddaughter, Shealyn Paige Huffman; his parents, Opal Kathryn and Claude J. Carr Sr.; two sisters, Margaret Connell and Viola Wilkinson and husband, James; father-in-law, James C. "Mickey" West; two brothers-in-law, James E. West and wife, Melanie, and Robert T. West and wife, Cortney; and several nieces and nephews, Tillie Wilkinson, Trae Wilkinson, Stacey Connell, Stephanie Connell, and Matthew West.
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
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