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Allen Carr

June 6, 2018

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Allen Wayne Carr, 68, passed away on June 6, 2018, in Lynchburg.

Services will be held at Altavista Memorial Park in Altavista, VA, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.

He retired from Heiners Bakery and was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church.

Allen is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Carr; his mother, Helen King Carr; a sister, Linda Carr; and his second wife, Linda Carr.

He is survived by his three children from his first marriage:  Mary Ann Klee and her husband, James; William Carr and his wife Deborah; and Julia Morton and her husband John.  Allen also had three step children: Scott Kessler, Ashley Temple and her husband Tim, and Jeremy Sligh.   In addition, he had multiple grandchildren: Brittani Taylor and her husband, Brody; Brooke and Jakob Nolan; Jade Morton; and Cody Temple.  He is also survived by his brother, Ronnie Carr, and his sisters, Penny Karnes, Jean Blankenship, and Sherry Carr.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be sent to Tharp Funeral Home, in care of Allen Carr Funeral Fund, 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, VA, 24502.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit

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