Gerald E. Carrigan(1947-2013)

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Gerald E. Carrigan Sr., 65, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center.

A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Eliza Stiles Carrigan.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Bill Carrigan; and sister, Faye House.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Brenda Humphries Carrigan, of the home; two sons, Gerald E. Carrigan Jr., of Dallas, and Chris Carrigan and wife, Kim, of Lincolnton; sister, Elaine Parker, of Kings Mountain; two brothers, Buell Carrigan and wife, Dot, and Jimmy Carrigan, all of Kings Mountain; five grandchildren, Kristie, Scott, Trevor, Maddox and Ryder Carrigan; and three great-grandchildren, Kenny, Keeley and Cali.

The family will receive friends an hour and a half prior to the service, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Clay Barnette Funeral Home of

Kings Mountain and other times at the home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Clay Barnette Funeral Home, of Kings Mountain.

Interment will be in Mountain Rest Cemetery in Kings Mountain.

The Rev. Mike Devine and the Rev. Gene Ware will be the officiating clergy.

Clay-Barnette Funeral Home, of Kings Mountain, is serving the family.

Online condolences can be made at

Published in Gaston Gazette from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2013