David Carrad

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - David Clayton Carrad of Augusta, GA, died on April 11, 2016 at his home following a two year illness. Mr. Carrad was born and raised in northern New Jersey. The son of Anthony Landon Carrad and Sarah Harris Carrad, he graduated from Trinity College (1965), Columbia School of Journalism (1966) and, following a tour of duty in Vietnam, Harvard Law School (1972). He was admitted to the New York and Delaware bars and practiced corporate law before developing a strong interest in family law while in private practice until 1985. He then joined W. L. Gore in Newark, DE. During his time there Mr. Carrad traveled extensively to Asia and Europe. Following his time at Gore, Mr. Carrad was involved in several ventures which involved consulting and writing. He founded QDRO Solutions, LLC and his expertise in this area was recognized nationwide. He authored "The Complete QDRO Handbook". An avid reader and writer, Mr. Carrad also enjoyed writing short stories. He is survived by a daughter: Alyssa Carrad, and by his stepchildren: Carey M. McCoy of Wilmington, DE and D. Grier McCormick of Kinnelon, NJ and their families, his brother-in-law: Stuart Schaffner and his nephew: David Schaffner. Mr. Carrad was predeceased by his sister: Ann C. Schaffner. A funeral service will be Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. John Franks officiating. Burial will follow at Westover memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Apr. 20, 2016
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