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Frederick Bruce "Fred" Carney
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1920
Yawkey
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 2003
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Business: Carney's TV Service

Fred had three sisters who died at a very young age and a younger brother Kelly who died in 1931 at age 8. Sister, Ethel "Jerry" Carney SHAW (formerly HALL) was born in 1924. In January 1941 Fred enlisted in the Navy and shipped out of Oxnard CA. He was stationed on Oahu after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and served in the Pacific Theatre as a Navy radioman in Tinian and Saipan. Following WWII, Fred embarked on a career in the television and electronics service and repair business during the pioneering days of television. He attended technical school in Louisville KY and worked for a short duration in Chicago IL. Returning to WV, he met Peggy Lou Edens, a Registered Nurse. They were married June 6 1953 in South Charleston WV by Rev. Hillery C Rice Jr in his parsonage. At their home on Clairidge Circle, they had four children, Cheryl, Cindy, Joyce and Bruce. Later when they moved to Charleston, Fred began working out of the basement of their new home in South Hills, which became his work shop, where he was the sole proprietor and employee of Carney's TV Service for the remainder of his life.

Cause of death: multiple inoperable aneurysms 
 
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 Parents:
  Okey Bruce Carney (1890 - 1958)
  Elma Griffith Carney (1898 - 1992)
 
Burial:
Orchard Hills Memory Gardens
Yawkey
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: B Carney
Record added: Nov 17, 2009
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- Carl
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014
I had no idea I had this relative so close for so many years. I am the daughter of your 1st cousin Claude P. Griffith. If you have children I would love to meet them. They can contact me at facebook under Tammy Griffith Brown.
- Tammy Griffith Brown
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013

- Carl
 Added: Nov. 21, 2009
 
 
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