Frederick Bruce “Fred” Carney

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Frederick Bruce “Fred” Carney

  • Birth 28 Oct 1920 Yawkey, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 23 Jun 2003 Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Yawkey, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 44492194

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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  • Created by: B Carney
  • Added: 17 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44492194
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Bruce “Fred” Carney (28 Oct 1920–23 Jun 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44492194, citing Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by B Carney (contributor 47205780) .