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Elton Ray Carr, 79, of Taylorstown passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, in his home. He was born November 1, 1939 in Wilsie, West Virginia, a son of the late Lantie Carr and Erma Wilson.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from the Laborers Union 286 & 373 in 1997.
Elton enjoyed hunting and playing cards with his family and friends. He spent his retirement years traveling across the country visiting many National Parks and landmarks.
On February 28, 1962 he married Judith Ann Sampson, who survives.
Also surviving are his daughters Melissa Carr (Ralph Anderson) of Claysville, Michelle (Dan) Johnson of Huntsville, AL, Wendell Rhodes husband of the late Lana (Carr) Rhodes, Julie (Jay) Minch of West Alexander, and Janice Carr (Craig) of McMurray; sisters Margaret (Ken) Martin of Mineral Ridge, OH, and Pauline Reynolds of Gassaway, West Virginia; grandchildren Derek Kuhlenschmidt, Dani Vick, Scott Sexton, Sidney and Nicole Rhodes, Zachary and Nathan Minch, Tyler Bedillion, Devin Carr, and four great-grandchildren.
Elton is preceded in death by daughters Lana Rhodes and Kathy Bedillion, grandson Johnny Carr, and brothers Edward, Freddy, Earnest Dale, and Robert.
At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation and funeral service will be private.
The family will have a celebration of life on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM at their home, 5 Main Street, Taylorstown, PA.
Arrangements are entrusted to Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 219 Main Street Claysville Pa. 724-663-7373. www.youngfhinc.com