The Charleston Fire Department has announced funeral arrangements for former Fire Chief Thomas Carr, who died Wednesday evening after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 59.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Visitation: Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m., Stuhr’s Funeral Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, West Ashley.
Service: Monday, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Meeting Street and Broad Street, downtown Charleston.
Procession: There will be an apparatus procession to escort Chief Carr’s ashes from St. Michael’s Church to Magnolia Cemetery.
Burial: immediately following services, Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston
The fire department has requested that all emergency services personnel attending the visitation or the services to wear their Class A Uniform.
Departments that would like to send apparatus or emergency vehicles to participate in the procession should contact Battalion Chief Mark Davis via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Saturday,
Departments are asked to include the type, number of apparatus, and number of staff attending. Chief Davis will be coordinating the parking and procession plan. Apparatus will assemble at or near St. Michael’s Church. Specific direction for assembly will follow from Chief Davis once he has a vehicle count.
Departments sending personnel, without vehicles, to the service on Monday should contact Pam Blevins via email at email@example.com by 5 p.m., Saturday. This will ensure adequate seating is planned for the service.