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Clinton Carr Jr.

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Retired Air Force chief master sergeant
Clinton Carr Jr., passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008, in Alamogordo. He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Macon, Miss., to Clinton Sr. and Crutis (Holly) Carr.
Chief Carr had a long and distinguished military and civil service career. During his military career, he served in all capacities of the fire protection field from tailboard of a fire truck to a fire protection manager in a major air command. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star, three Meritorious Medals and two Air force Commendation medals, with many other awards and decorations. Chief Carr retired from the Air Force in 1983. He began his civil service career in 1984 as assistant fire chief at Holloman Air Force Base, where he worked for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife Edna, of the family home; son Rodney Carr; sisters Pearl Brown, of Jackson, Miss., and Delores Petty, of Seattle; a host of nieces and nephews; one aunt; and a god child, Kenisha Bowman
He was preceded in death by his parents, and mother and father-in-law.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Forney and Chaplin Westfall officiating.
Pallbearers will be the Holloman Air Force Base firefighters. Honorary pallbearers will include Otero County firefighters.  
Interment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 12 to Apr. 29, 2008
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