|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1978|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 2009|
**Thank you Charles Lewis for memorial sponsorship.**
Chadwick "Chad" Alan Carr, 31, of Stanardsville, Virginia, an officer with the Greene County Sheriff's Office, died Thursday, June 4, 2009, while on duty.
Investigator Carr had been in law enforcement for seven and one-half years. He served in Northumberland County as an animal control officer, then transferred to Orange County as an animal control officer and was later assigned as an Orange County Deputy Sheriff. In March of 2008, Investigator Carr joined the Greene County Sheriff's Office as a Deputy. Recently he was promoted into investigations and assigned to the Blue Ridge Narcotic Task Force as a narcotics enforcement officer, a job he truly enjoyed and excelled. Also during his law enforcement career, he was an instructor at the law enforcement academy. A favorite past assignment had been that of a K-9 handler. Investigator Carr also was honored with the first ever Greene County Sheriff's Office Lifesaving award this past year.
Surviving are his two sons, William and Aidan, and their mother, Alicia R. Carr of Rhoadesville; his parents, Bob and Cathi Carr of Kilmarnock; two sisters, Stephanie R. Carr of Stafford and Amanda S. Carr of Callao; paternal grandmother, Daisy Carr of Pennsylvania and maternal grandmother, Irma Silvester of Chesapeake; two nieces, Aleigha and Ava Withers; a special friend, Amanda Amaral of Hopewell.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 12, 2009, at the Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock.
Interment at Wicomico United Methodist Church Cemetery in Wicomico Church, Virginia, with Full Honors.
A memorial fund for the children's benefit has been established. Donations may be made to The Chadwick Carr Memorial Fund, at any Bank of America location or c/o Chesapeake Bank, P.O. Box 1419, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
MAY 4, 2010
Gov. Bob McDonnell and leaders of Virginia's law enforcement community payed tribute to three law enforcement professionals who died in the line of duty in Virginia in 2009, including Greene County investigator, Chad Carr.
The annual Virginia Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Service took place Tuesday, May 4, 2010, on the South Portico of the State Capitol in Richmond, VA.
Gov. McDonnell and Virginia Secretary of Public Safety, Marla Graff Decker, recognized the fallen deputy sheriffs and their families as part of the ceremony.
"These were three exemplary young men who gave of themselves to their families, their friends, their colleagues in law enforcement, their communities, and our commonwealth," McDonnell said. "We honor each of these individuals for their character and achievements, and we extend our appreciation to the families of these heroes for their strength and perseverance."
Wicomico United Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Andie Parrish
Record added: Jun 05, 2009
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