Funeral service for Ronnie H. Carr, 68, will be Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Saks with the Reverend Alan Murphy and the Reverend Roland Brown officiating. A private burial will follow. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church. Mr. Carr was the owner of Valley Machine Company, a member of Mamre Baptist Church, a longtime Board member of Compass Bank and a Board member of the Gadsden State Technical School. Mr. Carr touched many lives throughout his lifetime in the local community and beyond. He selflessly gave of his time, talents and his possessions helping others on countless occasions; particularly in the aftermath of local tornadoes, helping to rebuild homes, lives and businesses. He was active and vital contributor to the local Relay for Life Foundation, the Anniston Soup Bowl and the local Salvation Army. He was a longtime contributor and supporter of St. Jude's Hospital for Children. His tireless efforts and support of our community will be remembered by many. His is survived by two sons, Brad Carr (Lara) and Lance Carr; grandson, Ben Carr; sister, Vivia Tomlin; brother, Michael Carr and mother of his children, Charlotte Carr. Mr. Carr was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Edith Carr. Pallbearers will be Michael Askew, Michael Burford, Charlie Duke, Jimmy Logan, Jimmy Phillips, Bob Shallow, Pat Waugh and Maurice Wildman. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to St. Jude's Hospital for Children, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Anniston Soup Bowl, 1516 Moore Avenue, Anniston, AL 36201. Chapel Hill Funeral Home will be servicing the Carr family. 256-820-5151
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 11, 2014