Tinnie Gibson Carr, 74, of Lexington, husband of Barbara Padgett Carr, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at his residence.
Born Oct. 8, 1928, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Mary Wilgus Harp Carr. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Old Union Christian Church, where he served as a deacon and elder, served on the ASCS committee, was a member of the Southern States board of directors, and played and coached baseball and softball.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Annie Watkins, Bourbon County; a son, Allen “Gip” Carr, Fayette County; two sisters, Betty Rose, Fayette County, and Nola Reed, Woodford County; six grandchildren; and a great grandchild.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at the Hinton-Turner Funeral Home, Paris, by the Rev. Bill Bales, the Rev. Scott Winkler, and Jimmy Carr. Interment will be in the Old Union Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Jason Carr, Butch Padgett, Tom Rose, Jerrod Stewart, Tim Padgett, Jeff Carr, Rickey Reed, and David Biddle Jr. Honorary bearers will be Mickey Reed, Jimmy Carr, Logan Carr, Rhodes Carr, Bobby Carr, Randy Carr, Tim Carr, John Carr, Gayle Tipton, Mike Carr, Donnie Colliver, Herb Padgett, Stony Padgett, Bryon Carr, Gary Carr, Steve Jones, Marvin Watkins, Bill Kent, Everett Calvert, Bobby Scott, J.C. Fuller, Brown Sharp, David Biddle Sr., Frank Penn, Lola Reed, Robin Gilskin, Judy Owens, Tabitha Philpot, elders and deacons of the Old Union Christian Church, Dr. Barry Purdom, Dr. John Cronin, Dr. Montgomery, Dr. Pezzi, Dr. Sobajcah, and the staff of the fourth floor east, St. Joseph Hospital.