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Leonard Samuel


Asheville - Leonard Samuel Carrier, 80, of Asheville, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at his residence.

He was born in New Rochelle., NY to the late Samuel J. and Anna Vuokko Carrier. He was a retired Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami and was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a novelist; Field Editor for Mellon Press; USTA Tennis official and active senior tennis player at Aston Park.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Claire Arnold Carrier; son, Sam Carrier of Treasure Island, FL; daughter, Erica Kampert of Asheville; grandchildren, Ryan, Zak, Sami and Olivia.

At a future date, the family will have a celebration of Leonard's life.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Full Moon Farms Wolfdog Sanctuary, 39 Full Moon Trail, Black Mountain, NC, 28711.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family and the online memorial is available at



Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on June 30, 2014
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