Lewis Marshall Carr

Male 1910 - 1992  (81 years)

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  • Name Lewis Marshall Carr 
    Born 25 Nov 1910 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 1992 
    Person ID I50567  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Edward Lewis Carr,   b. 16 Dec 1884,   d. 29 Oct 1970  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Chloe Marie Pierce,   b. 17 Feb 1888,   d. 23 Aug 1964  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Angela Maude Babcock,   b. 31 Jul 1912,   d. 10 Apr 2007  (Age 94 years) 
    Married: 1x1. Lou Anne Carr
     2. Charles L. Carr
     3. Edwin Thomas Carr
     4. Larry Francis Carr
     5. Jerry Francis Carr
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F19108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - August 26, 1992
      Lewis M. Carr, 81, Clayton Center Road, former Clayton superintendent of highways, died at 10:56 a.m. Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been admitted Aug. 18.

      A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Depauville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joseph A. DeGroote, pastor, and Bishop Clarence "Cal" Hager of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints officiating. Burial will be in Depauville Cemetery.

      There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Cummings Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Depauville Rescue Squad or to the Clayton Volunteer Ambulance Fund.

      Surviving are his wife, Angela B.; four sons, Charles L., Weiden, Germany, E. Thomas and Larry F., both of Clayton, and Jerry F., Whittier, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Clarence "Cal" (Lou Anne) Hager, Orange, Conn.; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a sister, Frances Riley, Richland; nieces, nephews and cousins.

      Born Nov. 25, 1910, in Richland, son of Edward L. and Chloe Pierce Carr, he graduated from Pulaski Academy and married Angela Babcock Aug. 4, 1933, in Asbury Methodist Church, Watertown, with the Rev. James W. Wilson, then pastor, officiating.

      Following their marriage, the couple lived in Richland, where Mr. Carr was a farmer and was also employed by the W.P. Curtiss and Sons furniture business, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. and by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.

      He and his wife operated the Babcock farm in Clayton from 1940 to 1957. Mr. Carr also worked in construction and was a dynamite blaster, working on Interstate 81, the St. Lawrence Seaway project, and on various New York Telephone jobs. He also worked on runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

      He was Clayton superintendent of highways for eight years, retiring in 1974.

      Mr. Carr was a charter member of the Depauville Gun Club No. 4, a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, and was chief of rescue of the Jefferson County Civilian Defense Organization.

      He enjoyed woodworking and taught lapidary (cutting and polishing gems) at the Thousand Islands Craft School. He was also a follower of craft shows and had his work exhibited.
      Class of 1930 PACS
      Class of 1929 PACS