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Published: August 24, 2021


Willard Louis Carr passed away Saturday August 21, 2021, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN. He was born on March 11, 1933 in Giles County and was 88 years old.

Mr. Carr was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a Deacon at East Hill Church of Christ for many years. He attended Minor Hill School, Martin Methodist College and graduated from MTSU with a Masters degree. He was a teacher at Minor Hill School until it burned in 1969 and a history teacher at Giles County High School until he retired in 1995. He loved gardening, flowers and reading.

Visitation will be Monday, August 23, 2021 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 11:00am in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home with Bro. Jonathan Burns officiating.

The burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to C.W. Hart Scholarship Fund at the Memphis School of Preaching, 509 East Madison Street, Pulaski, TN. 38478

He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert Edward and Junie Magdalene Sewell Carr, brothers, Howard and Harry Carr and sisters, Lois Garner, Helen Davis, and Jewel Dean Nolen.

He is survived by his

Wife of 52 years, Judith Mobley Carr of Pulaski

Son, Robert Edward (Dianna) Carr of Murfreesboro

Grandchildren, Louis Wade Carr and Thomas Edward Carr of Murfreesboro

Brother, Alton (Linda) Carr of Pulaski

Sister, Norma Henderson of Pulaski

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Willard Louis Carr.