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BAKERSFIELD – David L. Carr, age 77, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Franklin County Rehab Facility in St. Albans.

He was born July 8, 1940 in Hardwick to the late Lawrence & Rogene (Marckres) Carr.

David graduated from Essex High School in 1958 and went on to graduate from the University of Vermont in 1962. While at UVM he became a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity. David married Janice Allen on January 27, 1962. They settled in Bakersfield in 1968. David farmed in Bakersfield for 20 years, milking cows for 10 of them and offering tractor work for the remainder. He also worked as a tax preparer for nearly 40 years. David’s favorite hobbies included playing his fiddle and guitar, woodworking, and tractor work & restoration. He was also a member of the Northeast Fiddlers Association and the Vermont Tax Preparers Association.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Carr of Bakersfield; their children John Carr and his significant other, Wanda Cochran of Jeffersonville, Daniel Carr and his wife, Natalie of Essex and Susan Carr of Baltimore, MD; 2 granddaughters, Bronwyn & Anya Carr; his brother, Thomas Carr and his wife Robin of Leesburg, FL; brother-in-law, Thomas Berry of Milton and many siblings-in-law and nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, David was predeceased by his daughter, Catherine Carr and his sister, Judy Berry.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls, VT.

A memorial service will be Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the United Church of Bakersfield and Fairfield on East Bakersfield Rd. in Bakersfield. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Bakersfield.

For those who wish, contributions in David’s memory may be made to the local Autism family camp -Camp Kaleidoscope, c/o Common Ground Center, 473 Tatro Rd., Starksboro, VT 05487 or to The Northeast Fiddlers Association, c/o Oleta Marckres, 3976 East Hill Rd., Eden, VT 05653.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

30

Aug

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spears Funeral Home

96 Dickinson Avenue
P.O. Box 396
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450

Memorial Service

Thursday

31

Aug

3:00 PM
United Church of Bakersfield and Fairfield

East Bakersfield Road
Bakersfield, VT 05441

Cemetery Details

Location

Maple Grove Cemetery - Bakersfield

East Bakersfield Road
Bakersfield, Vermont


Memorial Contribution

Camp Kaleidoscope

c/o Common Ground Center
473 Tatro Road
Starksboro , VT 05487

The Northeast Fiddlers Association

c/o Oleta Marckres
3976 East Hill Road
Eden, VT 05653
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