Richard Emerson Carr April 21, 1957 ~ September 28, 2012

Richard Emerson Carr, 55, of Fayetteville, Arkansas was gracefully called to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, September 28, 2012.

Richard was born April 21, 1957 to the parents of Jack and Ernestine Carr. He was a member of the Combs Street Church of Christ.  As a graduate of Fayetteville High School, he excelled in track, setting records that could not be matched during his tenure.

He also played football, holding the position of tailback, and his outdoor sports were fishing and golf.

He worked in the Sheet Medal Industry as the first African American employed in the business in Arkansas and worked for over 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ernest Carr.

Survivors include his wife, Windy Carr of the home; 2~sons, Quan Carr and Coy Carr and wife, Katie all of Fayetteville; 1~daughter, Chantel Murphy of the home; 2~granddaughters, Miah Carr and Rayven Carr of Fayetteville; 3~brothers, Terry Carr, Jeffrey Carr both of Fayetteville and Kelly Carr and wife, Kathy of Springdale; 1~sister, Juanita Carr of Little Rock, AR and many other family members and close friends.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Combs Street Church of Christ in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Oak Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5~7 P.M. Friday at the Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Stacey Sturner » 05. Oct, 2012


    We are very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.


    the Sturner family
    (Jan, Stacey, Jan Jr. and Will)

    virginia anne ricks » 06. Oct, 2012

    Please Lord have mercy of the Carr family. Strengthen them and wrap your loving arms around them, and comfort them with your love. In Jesus name I pray! Amen!
    My thoughts and prayers go out to your family in your time of sorrow! Remember God eases all pain. Love U Fam! Virginia Ricks & Family! Ty, Tyler, Jason Jr., Javen Lee, and Jason Smith Sr.!

    Chip Money » 06. Oct, 2012

    Richard was my patient at the Fayetteville dialysis center. Over the years I looked forward to seeing and visiting with him on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. He was a kind man and I will remember him fondly.He is missed by all of his friends at the Dialysis Center. My thoughts are with his family at this time. Sincerely, Chip, LPN., M.D.

    Mary Beth Hughes » 08. Oct, 2012

    Richard was one of my first students when I stated teaching at Jefferson. I remember him as the nicest young man. It is with most sincere thoughts and deepest sympathy that I am thinking of him and his family. Sincerely, Mary Beth Hughes