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Dr. James "Jim" William Carr

November 17, 1935 October 2, 2019
Dr. James "Jim" William  Carr
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Obituary for Dr. James "Jim" William Carr

Dr. James “Jim” William Carr, age 83, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Wednesday,
October 2, 2019.

Dr. Carr was born in New Iberia, Louisiana on November 17, 1935, the son of the late Robert Bryan Carr and Lola Stacy Carr. After graduation from Tupelo High School he proudly served in the United States Air Force before attending Mississippi State University, where he received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. He furthered his education at the University of Georgia, receiving his Doctorate in Philosophy. Dr. Carr began his teaching career at North Kentucky University prior to moving to Carrollton where he served as the Assistant Professor of Management at University of West Georgia for over 30 years before his retirement. Dr. Carr was a member of Carrollton First United Methodist Church, where he was a faithful member of the Agape Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the Carrollton Golden K Kiwanis working in the club’s youth programs.

Survivors include his wife, Vitha C. Carr; sister, Anne Martin of Madison, Mississippi; nieces, Meri Margaret Martin, Vicki Martin Aldy; great nieces, Madison Aldy and Reese Aldy. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Robin Rae Carr.

The family will receive friends at Almon Funeral Home on Saturday from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 4:00pm Saturday, October 5, 2019 in the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Patton officiating.

Pallbearers will be Mike Barrett, Milton Berry, Fred O’Neal, Richard Tisinger, Pat Waldrop and Bill Downer. Honorary pallbearers will be the Agape Sunday School Class and the Carrollton Golden K Kiwanis.

Interment will be in Carroll Memory Gardens with Rev. Ken Stephens officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carrollton First United Methodist Church, 206 Newnan Street, Carrollton, Georgia 30117 or Tanner Hospice, P.O. Box 1136, Carrollton, Georgia 30112.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

5

Oct

3:00 PM 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
Almon Funeral Home

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Almon Funeral Home
548 Newnan Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

5

Oct

4:00 PM 10/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
Almon Chapel

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Almon Chapel
548 Newnan Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Carroll Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116

914 Stripling Chapel Rd Carrollton 30116 GA
United States
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