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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