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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Obituary: Frederick J. "Rick" Carr, 69, Wellsville

Wellsville, NY - Frederick J. “Rick” Carr, age 69, of 36 Early Street passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 20, 1947 in Wellsville to Frederick and Jean Lucas Carr. On December 7, 1986 he married Kathleen Chamizo who survives him.
Rick graduated from Scio Central High School and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. He worked for LAPP Insulation in LeRoy for 21 years and in 1998 moved to Texas where he became an owner operator of ATS Trucking. Rick had driven in all of the lower 48 states and into Canada before retiring in 2007. In 2014 he and Kathleen moved back to Wellsville. He was a member of the VFW Post 2530 of Wellsville where he last danced on Monday November 7, 2016.
Surviving besides his wife of 30 years are 2 step sons, Daniel Anderton and John Anderton both of Wellsville; 6 sisters, Sandy (Bernie) Jackson of Wellsville, Kay (Bill) Bennett of Perry, Kim (Rube) Jenkins of Hornell, Penny Martin of Hinsdale, Ellen Carr of Colorado and Melinda (Bob) McMaster of Orchard Park; several nieces and nephews and his dog and long time traveling companion, Sassy.
Rick was predeceased by his parents, a sister Nancy Hayes and his brother, Kevin Carr.
In keeping with Rick’s wishes there will be no services. Memorials in Rick’s name may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps and to leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.