William E. Carr Sr.

Published 10:53 am Monday, September 27, 2021

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FRANKLIN – William Earl “Shotgun” Carr Sr., 82, passed away on Sept. 25, 2021 in East Pavilion. Born in Isle of Wight County, he was a son of the late William Rossie Carr and Lois Bradshaw Carr. He was also predeceased by his siblings, John Peter Carr, Virginia Lassiter, Frank Carr and Oneal Gray.

William E. Carr Sr.

Shotgun was a retired clamp driver in the Roll Finishing Department at Union Camp and a farmer.

Left to cherish his memory is a daughter, Betty C. Story and her husband, Wayne of Franklin; a son, William E. “Bubba” Carr Jr. of Franklin; a sister, Florence Barnes of Carrsville; two grandchildren, Kristine Pearce and Stacy Barnes (Wesley); and two great-grandchildren, Declan Pearce and John Parker Barnes.

A private graveside service will be held at Southampton Memorial Park.