DOVER-FOXCROFT - Alton S. Carr Sr., 83, died November 9, 2011, at Augusta Rehabilitation. He was born April 10, 1928 in Abbot, son of Clifton and Florence (Glidden) Carr.
Alton was a self employed woodsman for many years. He was an active member of the Guilford Center Baptist Church.
He served in the Korean War as a machine gunner on a M16 Halftrack; and was a Life Member of the VFW.
He was predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Hazel Andrews Carr; a sister, Madeline Brown; and four brothers, Dana, Richard, Clifton Jr., and Philip.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Cochran) Carr of Augusta; a brother, Merton Carr and his wife, Gertrude of Falmouth; two daughters, Donna Herring of Sangerville, and Kathleen Lundin and her husband, Marvin of Brownville; two sons, Alton Carr Jr. of Guilford, and Wayne Carr and his wife, Rebecca of Abbot; a stepdaughter by his first marriage, Patricia Davis and her husband, Paul of Sangerville; two stepdaughters and a stepson by his second marriage, Barbara Moore and her husband, Norman of Augusta, Donna Williams and her husband, Matt of Topsham, and Stephen Cochran and his wife, Cheryl of Dover-Foxcroft; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
"By the foot of my first wife's grave I was saved by the grace of God. Now I'm on my way to a better place, Praise God!"
A graveside service will be held at the Blanchard Cemetery in Abbot. (Bangor Daily News posted 11/9/2011)
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