Richard James Carver

Richard J. Carver, 79, of Fountain Inn, husband of Elaine Carver, went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 22, 2015.

Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, he was a son of the late Elbert James Carver and the late Cecilia Carver. Mr. Carver was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a veteran having served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a master carpenter, built a number of homes in New York and South Carolina, and worked at Furman University for twenty years before his retirement in 2000.

In addition to his wife, Elaine, Mr. Carver is survived by a son, Peter James Carver, and his wife, Lisa, of Baltimore, MD; step-daughters, Donna Hudson Ricard and her husband, Tracy, of Greenville, and Deborah Hudson Causey and her husband, Scott, of Simpsonville; grandchildren, Cooper, Henry, Mason, and Ellie Carver; step grandchildren Hudson and Madison Ricard, and Joseph and Mollie Ann Causey.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2:30 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church Fountain Inn with Pastor Laura Canine and Rev. John Yost officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service starting at 1:00 PM at the Church. Interment will follow in Cannon Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family requests that memorials be made in lieu of flowers to: The American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601, The American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615 or Trinity United Methodist Church.

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